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Author:Mala, Rajni.
Institution: University of the South Pacific.
Award: M.A.
Subject: Stock exchanges -- Fiji
Date: 2006.
Call No.: pac HG 5986 .M26 2006
BRN: 1037051
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Abstract: The aims of this research are to study how the Fiji stock market has developed from the time it started its formal operations to the present, i.e. from 1996 to 2005 considering the factors that have led to the development of other emerging stock markets, and to look at the listing decisions of the listed and potential to list companies. The analysis of the factors on the listing decisions can help to draw attention to some of the current challenges faced by the SPSE and assist the SPSE in quickly putting in place some more procedures or incentives for listing, bringing some more development to Fiji’s stock market. • To identify the factors leading to the development of the secondary stock market in Fiji using a case study of Fiji based firms • To study the development of Fiji’s stock market from the time it was formally set up to the year 2005. • To determine the costs and benefits of listing. • To identify reasons why companies choose to list or choose not to list on the stock exchange. • To draw attention to the current challenges faced by the SPSE. • To provide some possible recommendations for overcoming the current challenges faced by the SPSE.
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