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Does the US IT stock market dominate other IT stock markets: Evidence from multivariate GARCH model

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  • Venus Khim-Sen Liew

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    (Labuan School of International Business and Finance, Universiti Malaysia Sabah)

  • Wing-Keung Wong

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    (Department of Economics, National University of Singapore)

  • Zhuo Qiao

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    (Department of Economics, National University of Singapore)

Abstract

Utilizing multivariate GARCH framework, this study finds that generally the US Information Technology (IT) market contributes a strong volatility rather than mean spillover effect to non-US IT markets, implying that the US IT market plays a dominant role in affecting the volatility of world IT markets. However, our further analysis of the dynamic path of correlation coefficients reveals that the strong relationship between US and non-US IT markets had weakened after the burst of the IT bubble.

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Article provided by AccessEcon in its journal Economics Bulletin.

Volume (Year): 6 (2007)
Issue (Month): 27 ()
Pages: 1-7

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Handle: RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-06f30029

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  1. Fedorova, Elena, 2011. "Transfer of financial risk in emerging eastern European stock markets: A sectoral perspective," BOFIT Discussion Papers 24/2011, Bank of Finland, Institute for Economies in Transition.

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