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Market Liquidity

Asset Pricing, Risk, and Crises

Market Liquidity by Yakov Amihud
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This book presents the theory and evidence on the effect of market liquidity and liquidity risk on asset prices and on overall securities market performance. Illiquidity means incurring a high transaction cost, which includes a large price impact when trading and facing a long time to unload a large position. Liquidity risk is higher if a security becomes more illiquid when it needs to be traded in the future, which will raise trading cost. The book shows that higher illiquidity and greater liquidity risk reduce securities prices and raise the expected return that investors require as compensation. Aggregate market liquidity is linked to funding liquidity, which affects the provision of liquidity services. When these become constrained, there is a liquidity crisis which leads to downward price and liquidity spiral. Overall, the volume demonstrates the important role of liquidity in asset pricing.
Cambridge University Press; November 2012
328 pages; ISBN 9781139563840
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Title: Market Liquidity
Author: Yakov Amihud; Haim Mendelson; Lasse Heje Pedersen
 
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ISBNs
113955770X
9780521191760
9781139557702
9781139563840