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Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research

The 15th HKIMR Summer Workshop

11 July 2017 (Tuesday)

Harbour Room, 56/F, Two International Finance Centre, 8 Finance Street, Central


Programme


8:40 - 9:00 Registration and Coffee
Chair : Lillian Cheung (Hong Kong Monetary Authority & Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research)
9:00 – 9:50 Why do Firms Issue Bonds in the Offshore Market? Evidence from China
Qing Ba (Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited)

Discussant: Yue Ma (City University of Hong Kong)

9:50 – 10:40 What Do Yield Spreads Tell Us About Bond Excess Returns Predictability?
Giorgio Valente (Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research)

Discussant: Frank Song (University of Hong Kong)

10:40 – 11:00 Coffee Break


11:00 – 11:50 Monetary Policy, Fund Flows, and Capital Restrictions
Jason Wu (Federal Reserve Board)

Discussant: David Cook (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

11:50 – 12:40 Effects of Capital Flow on the Equity and Housing Markets in Hong Kong
Matthew Yiu (Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research)

Discussant: Tri Vi Dang (Columbia University)

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