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Temporal Aggregation and the Continuous-Time Capital Asset Pricing Model

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  • Longstaff, Francis A

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The author examines how the empirical implications of the capital asset pricing model (CAPM) are affected by the length of the period over which returns are measured. He shows that the continuous-time CAPM becomes a multifactor model when the asset pricing relation is aggregated temporally. He uses L. P. Hansen's generalized method of moments approach to test the continuous-time CAPM at an unconditional level using size portfolio returns. The results indicate that the continuous-time CAPM cannot be rejected. In contrast, the discrete-time CAPM is easily rejected by the tests. These results have a number of important implications for the interpretations of tests of the CAPM that have appeared in the literature. Copyright 1989 by American Finance Association.

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Article provided by American Finance Association in its journal Journal of Finance.

Volume (Year): 44 (1989)
Issue (Month): 4 (September)
Pages: 871-87

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Handle: RePEc:bla:jfinan:v:44:y:1989:i:4:p:871-87

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  2. Xing Jin & Leping Wang & Jun Yu, 2006. "Temporal Aggregation and Risk-Return Relation," Working Papers wpn06-19, Warwick Business School, Finance Group.
  3. Tony BERRADA & Julien HUGONNIER, 2008. "Incomplete information, idiosyncratic volatility and stock returns," Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper Series 08-23, Swiss Finance Institute.
  4. Andrew Ang & Robert J. Hodrick & Yuhang Xing & Xiaoyan Zhang, 2006. "The Cross-Section of Volatility and Expected Returns," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 61(1), pages 259-299, 02.
  5. Choi, Youngsoo & Wirjanto, Tony S., 2007. "An analytic approximation formula for pricing zero-coupon bonds," Finance Research Letters, Elsevier, vol. 4(2), pages 116-126, June.

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