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Cointegration of International Stock Market Indices

Cointegration of International Stock Market Indices »

Source: Cointegration of International Stock Market Indices

Volume/Issue: 1994/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ray Chou , Victor Ng , and Lynn Pi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1994

ISBN: 9781451950700

Keywords: stock market, stock markets, stock market prices, international capital

In this paper, we derive evidence on the integration of international stock markets from the cointegration properties of international stock market prices. Using the multivariate cointegration test of Johansen, we...

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...

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...

Stock Returns and Output Growth in Emerging and Advanced Economies

Stock Returns and Output Growth in Emerging and Advanced Economies »

Source: Stock Returns and Output Growth in Emerging and Advanced Economies

Volume/Issue: 2000/89

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paolo Mauro

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2000

ISBN: 9781451851274

Keywords: Leading indicators, emerging markets, stock returns, stock market, correlation, stock price, statistics

This paper studies the correlation between output growth and lagged stock returns in a panel of emerging market economies and advanced economies. It finds that the correlation is as strong in emerging market econom...

Spillovers to Emerging Equity Markets

Spillovers to Emerging Equity Markets »

Source: Spillovers to Emerging Equity Markets : An Econometric Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2009/111

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tao Sun , and L. Psalida

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2009

ISBN: 9781451872583

Keywords: equity prices, equity market, stock market, excess liquidity

This paper shows that emerging market equity prices are influenced by growing global factors, and therefore global factors constitute a significant channel for spillovers when the international economic environment...

Macroeconomic News and Stock Returns in the United States and Germany

Macroeconomic News and Stock Returns in the United States and Germany »

Source: Macroeconomic News and Stock Returns in the United States and Germany

Volume/Issue: 2002/239

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Norbert Funke , and Akimi Matsuda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2002

ISBN: 9781451875782

Keywords: macroeconomic news, news, stock prices, stock market, stock returns, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Country and Industry Studies of Trade,

Using daily data for the January 1997 to June 2002 period, we analyze the impact of a broad set of macroeconomic news on stock prices in the United States and Germany. With GARCH specifications we test five hypothe...

Winner-Loser Reversals in National Stock Market Indices

Winner-Loser Reversals in National Stock Market Indices »

Source: Winner-Loser Reversals in National Stock Market Indices : Can they Be Explained?

Volume/Issue: 1997/182

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Anthony Richards

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1997

ISBN: 9781451859232

Keywords: International equity pricing, winner&;amp;#x2013;loser reversals, contrarian strategies, stock market, stock market indices, constant term, predictability, stock markets

This paper examines possible explanations for “winner–loser reversals” in the national stock market indices of 16 countries. There is no evidence that loser countries are riskier than winner co...

Wealth Effects and the New Economy

Wealth Effects and the New Economy »

Source: Wealth Effects and the New Economy

Volume/Issue: 2001/77

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Torsten Sloek , and Hali Edison

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451849998

Keywords: Wealth effects, new economy, stock markets in the 1990s, stock market, stock market capitalization, stock options, stock prices, stock ownership, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving

This paper investigates if there is a different impact from changes in "new" and "old" economy stock valuations on private consumption. Estimating a reduced-form VAR for seven OECD countries for the 1990s, it is fo...

Corporate Balance Sheet Restructuring and Investment in the Euro Area

Corporate Balance Sheet Restructuring and Investment in the Euro Area »

Source: Corporate Balance Sheet Restructuring and Investment in the Euro Area

Volume/Issue: 2003/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Albert Jaeger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451854039

Keywords: Corporate investment and financing, business cycle, capital stock, financial assets, cost of capital, stock market, capital markets, Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: Forecasting and Simulation,

The recent boom-bust cycle in the euro area's equity valuations has left nonfinancial corporations saddled with a legacy of high debt or leverage. Models of corporate investment behavior based on imperfect capital...