Benchmarking the Competitiveness of the ASEAN 5 Equity Markets: An Application of Porter’s Diamond Model

Authors

รศ.ดร.สรศาสตร์ สุขเจริญสิน, น.ส.วนิดา จรุงกิจกุล

Published

Benchmarking: An International Journal

Abstract

Purpose
– The purpose of this paper is to study the competitiveness of the stock markets in ASEAN 5, which are the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), the Singapore Exchange (SGX), Bursa Malaysia (BM), the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX), and the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE).
Design/methodology/approach
– This research applies Porter’s (1990) diamond model to analyze the competitiveness and the data were collected from World Economic Forum, International Institute for Management Development, the World Federation of Exchanges database, and DataStream.
Findings
– The results show that SGX is the most competitive exchange in ASEAN 5 region. It dominates other exchanges in every dimension. It gains its reputation for being the region’s most prominent exchange, followed by BM, SET, IDX, and the PSE, respectively.
Practical implications
– The results of this investigation provide rank for competitiveness of stock exchanges among ASEAN 5 and identify the way to improve its competitive position.
Social implications
– It is useful for public and private sectors involved in the development and policy making to promote funding and investment efficiency of the exchanges. It will be benefit to establish the well-planned development strategy and policy to build up the competitive advantage of the nations.
Originality/value
– Identifying and benchmarking the competitiveness of the stock markets in ASEAN economies. By using Diamond Model, the authors propose indicators to assess the competitiveness of the stock markets in ASEAN 5 countries. Assessing the competitiveness of the ASEAN stock markets in this paper will lead us to better understand about each country’s strengths and weaknesses and to promote a mutual collaboration among the region toward ASEAN Economic Community.

(2559). Benchmarking the Competitiveness of the ASEAN 5 Equity Markets: An Application of Porter’s Diamond Model . Benchmarking: An International Journal, 23(5), 1312-1340.