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Stock Market Equilibrium and Macroeconomic Fundamentals

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Source: Stock Market Equilibrium and Macroeconomic Fundamentals

Volume/Issue: 1997/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lamin Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781451843224

Keywords: stock market, stock exchange, stock returns, stock price, stock prices

This paper examines the efficiency of the Stock Exchange of Singapore and the relationship between the stock market and the overall economy. Using a wide range of methods for testing market efficiency, the paper es...

Comovements in National Stock Market Returns

Comovements in National Stock Market Returns »

Source: Comovements in National Stock Market Returns : Evidence of Predictability But Not Cointegration

Volume/Issue: 1996/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anthony Richards

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 1996

ISBN: 9781451844610

Keywords: cointegration, predictability, statistics, stock market, stock prices

This paper is a response to the literature that tests for cointegration between national stock market indices. It argues that apparent findings of cointegration in other studies may often be due to the use of asymp...

Bank Rating Changes and Bank Stock Returns-Puzzling Evidence from the Emerging Markets

Bank Rating Changes and Bank Stock Returns-Puzzling Evidence from the Emerging Markets »

Source: Bank Rating Changes and Bank Stock Returns-Puzzling Evidence from the Emerging Markets

Volume/Issue: 1999/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anthony Richards , and David Deddouche

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1999

ISBN: 9781451857016

Keywords: Event Study, Rating Changes, Bank Stock Prices, bond, stock prices, stock market, bank stocks, stock returns

This paper examines the performance of emerging market bank stocks around the time of rating changes by major international agencies. The data suggest that downgrades on average have followed periods of negative cu...

Asset Mispricing Due to Cognitive Dissonance

Asset Mispricing Due to Cognitive Dissonance »

Source: Asset Mispricing Due to Cognitive Dissonance

Volume/Issue: 2005/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Bernhard Eckwert , and Burkhard Drees

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451860283

Keywords: Asset pricing, behavioral finance, cognitive dissonance, investors, stock prices, stock market, stock price, financial economics,

The behavior of equity prices is analyzed in a general equilibrium model where agents have preferences not only over consumption but also (implicitly) over their beliefs. To alleviate cognitive dissonance, investor...

Financial Market Volatility and the Implications for Market Regulation: A Survey

Financial Market Volatility and the Implications for Market Regulation: A Survey »

Source: Financial Market Volatility and the Implications for Market Regulation : A Survey

Volume/Issue: 1990/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Louis Scott

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1990

ISBN: 9781451944594

Keywords: stock market, stock prices, bond, stock index futures, futures markets

Volatility in financial markets has forced economists to reexamine the validity of the efficient markets hypothesis, and new empirical approaches have been applied to the study of this important issue in recent yea...

Discretionary Trading and Asset Price Volatility

Discretionary Trading and Asset Price Volatility »

Source: Discretionary Trading and Asset Price Volatility

Volume/Issue: 1995/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jahangir Aziz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1995

ISBN: 9781451947922

Keywords: stock market, stock markets, stock prices, future value, risk aversion

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

Stock Market Equilibrium and Macroeconomic Fundamentals

Stock Market Equilibrium and Macroeconomic Fundamentals »

Volume/Issue: 1997/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lamin Leigh

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451843224.001

ISBN: 9781451843224

Keywords: stock market, stock exchange, stock returns, stock price, stock prices

This paper examines the efficiency of the Stock Exchange of Singapore and the relationship between the stock market and the overall economy. Using a wide range of methods for testing market efficiency, the paper es...

Stock-Market Equilibrium and the Dividend Yield

Stock-Market Equilibrium and the Dividend Yield »

Source: Stock-Market Equilibrium and the Dividend Yield

Volume/Issue: 1996/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Charles Kramer

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1996

ISBN: 9781451951981

Keywords: stock market, stock prices, stock returns, financial economics, bonds

Can fundamentals account for the recent performance of the U.S. stock market? The price/earnings ratio is out of line with historical averages, and the dividend/price ratio has recently reached a historic low. Thes...

Stock Market Volatility and Corporate Investment

Stock Market Volatility and Corporate Investment »

Source: Stock Market Volatility and Corporate Investment

Volume/Issue: 1995/102

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zuliu Hu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1995

ISBN: 9781451852585

Keywords: stock market, stock market volatility, stock returns, stock prices, stock market price

Despite concerns are often voiced on the so called “excess volatility” of the stock market, little is known about the implications of market volatility for the real economy. This paper examines whethe...

Additions to Market Indices and the Comovement of Stock Returns Around the World

Additions to Market Indices and the Comovement of Stock Returns Around the World »

Source: Additions to Market Indices and the Comovement of Stock Returns Around the World

Volume/Issue: 2011/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yishay Yafeh , and Stijn Claessens

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2011

ISBN: 9781455218950

Keywords: Index inclusion, stock price comovements, category, habitat and information theories, index-based investment, investors, institutional investors, stock market, stock price, stock prices,

Using newly-constructed data covering the last decade, we document that, in most of forty markets, when added to the main index, firms' returns experience an increase in comovement with the rest of the index, refle...