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Diversification of banks' International portfolios: evidence and policy lessons

Buch, Claudia M. and Neugebauer, Katja (2009) Diversification of banks' International portfolios: evidence and policy lessons. Zeitschrift Für Wirtschaftspolitik, 58 (3). pp. 355-370. ISSN 0721-3808

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Over the past decades, banks have significantly increased their cross-border asset positions. The ongoing crisis on international financial markets has raised the question whether this increase in cross-border activities has allowed banks to diversify risks and to what extent it has increased banks' exposure to systemic risks. In this contribution, we review the existing empirical evidence.

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Additional Information: © 2009 Lucius & Lucius
Divisions: Systemic Risk Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
JEL classification: G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G15 - International Financial Markets
Sets: Research centres and groups > Systemic Risk Centre
Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2014 09:13
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2020 23:30

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