publication . Article . Preprint . 2004

New Zealand: Financial Sector Assessment Program--Detailed Assessments of Observance of Standards and Codes--International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO)--Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation

International Monetary Fund;
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  • Published: 22 Dec 2004 Journal: IMF Staff Country Reports, volume 4, page i (issn: 1934-7685, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Abstract
This paper evaluates the Observance of Standards and Codes on the International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO) Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation for New Zealand. New Zealand equity markets are comparatively small with market capitalization of about 44 percent of GDP. Reflecting a preference for property investment, ownership of New Zealand-listed equities remains mostly in the hands of offshore investors and domestic institutional investors, with only about one-fourth held directly by households. Securities market intermediaries include sharebrokers, futures dealers, investment advisers, and managers of collective investment schem...
Subjects
free text keywords: Financial Sector Assessment Program;New Zealand;Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes;Securities regulations;securities markets, market intermediaries, insider trading, securities regulators, securities regulation
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