Stock market efficiency, insider dealing and market abuse

Paul Barnes

Research output: Book/ReportBookpeer-review


This book discusses what makes stock market efficiency so important for the economy, looks at the theory and issues that underpin market abuse and why an offence often dismissed as a victimless crime is punished so severely. It explores the impact of perception and other factors that distort the market and outlines the extent of abuse." "Regulators, lawyers, company officials, investigators, professional advisers and of course investors, both professional and otherwise will find this a helpful guide to the underlying elements of fraud and market manipulation.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationFarnham, England ; Burlington, VT
Number of pages209
ISBN (Print)9780566088490
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Stock Exchange (London, England)
  • Efficient market theory
  • Securities fraud
  • Insider trading in securities
  • Stock exchanges

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