Annual Statistics provide "an overview of the various market segments from the Share and Debt markets to the Parallel, 'New' markets, as well as the Derivatives markets. A series of ratios (PER, Dividend yield, total return, % of market capitalization compared with GDP, etc…) are also presented, allowing for a more detailed approach of markets. Finally, a section describes the evolution of the main market data for emerging markets."
Monthly Statistics "present for each month of the year the price index levels at month-end, the share and bond turnovers in value, the market capitalization, the number of listed companies, as well as volatility and turnover ratios."
Time Series "present since 1990 the above indicators in addition to the market capitalization of bonds, the PER and dividend yield ratios."
includes treatises (1 - Capital Markets Handbook; 2 - U.S. Regulation of the International Securities & Derivatives Markets), biweekly updates of International Securities & Financial Reporting, and primary material for individual countries regarding laws & regulations.
Books about Financial Markets
CRB Commodity Yearbook (Commodity Research Bureau)
Call Number: Reference HC 14.C6
- "Worldwide supply/demand and production/consumption data for all the basic commodities and futures markets–from A(luminum) to Z(inc), including all the major markets in interest rates, currencies, energy, grains and stock index futures
- Over 900 tables, graphs and price charts of historical data, many of which show price history dating back to 1900"
Handbook of World Stock and Commodity Exchanges
Call Number: Reference HG 4551.H319 1994
Although dated, the information for exchanges in each country includes a brief history of the exchange, its structure, and its trading system
International Encyclopedia of the Stock Market
Call Number: Reference HG 4551.I57 1999
includes definitions of stock market terms, people, countries, events, etc. Stock exchanges are listed as part of the entry on the country in which the exchange is located.
International Securities Regulation: Stock Exchanges of the World
Call Number: Reference K 1331.I559
Looseleaf updates. Separate pamphlets for each exchange providing selected rules and regulations