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The German Financial System$
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Jan P. Krahnen and Reinhard H. Schmidt

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780199253166

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2005

DOI: 10.1093/0199253161.001.0001

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Organized Equity Markets

Organized Equity Markets

(p.139) 5 Organized Equity Markets
The German Financial System

Erik Theissen

Oxford University Press

Tries to assess the institutional structure and the current and past performance of the German equity markets. Information about market volumes and a description of the organisation, governance, and micro-structure are provided. Further discusses recent evidence on the operational efficiency and liquidity across various market segments, including specific issues like floor versus screen trading, the impact of specialists on market liquidity and transactions costs, and the role of anonymity in market organisation.

Keywords:   anonymity, efficiency, equity markets, floor versus screen trading, liquidity, micro-structure, organisation, specialists, volume

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