Benefits of integration of financial markets
– Cross boarder sales opportunities.
– Diversified sources of capital at lower cost
– Improved capital mobility and reduced investment risk.
– Inflow of FDI due to use of technology.
– Debt-equity swaps where firm‟s can change. Existing bank loans and bonds into equity through integrated stock markets.
– Increased merger and acquisition activities hence economies of scale.
– Derived benefits of cross boarder listing of firms.