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The day-of-the-week effects on the volatility: The role of the asymmetry

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  • Charles, Amélie

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In this paper, we propose to evaluate whether asymmetry influences the day-of-the-week effects on volatility. We also investigate empirically the impact of the day-of-the-week effect in major international stock markets using GARCH family models from a forecast framework. Indeed the existence of calendar effects might be interesting only if their incorporation in a model results in better volatility forecasts.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Operational Research.

Volume (Year): 202 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
Pages: 143-152

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:202:y:2010:i:1:p:143-152

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Keywords: Day-of-the-week effects Asymmetry Volatility forecasts;

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  1. Mohamed El Hedi Arouri & Christophe Rault & Robert Sova & Anamaria Sova, 2013. "Market Structure and the Cost of Capital," CESifo Working Paper Series 4097, CESifo Group Munich.
  2. Mohamed El Hedi Arouri & Christophe Rault & Anamaria Sova & Robert Sova & Frédéric Teulon, 2014. "Market Structure and the Cost of," Working Papers 2014-351, Department of Research, Ipag Business School.
  3. Floros, Christos & Salvador, Enrique, 2014. "Calendar anomalies in cash and stock index futures: International evidence," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 37(C), pages 216-223.
  4. Leandro Maciel & Fernando Gomide & Rosangela Ballini, 2014. "An Evolving Fuzzy-Garch Approach Forfinancial Volatility Modeling And Forecasting," Anais do XL Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 40th Brazilian Economics Meeting] 138, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].
  5. Farag, Hisham, 2013. "Price limit bands, asymmetric volatility and stock market anomalies: Evidence from emerging markets," Global Finance Journal, Elsevier, vol. 24(1), pages 85-97.
  6. Ndako, Umar Bida, 2013. "The Day of the Week effect on stock market returns and volatility: Evidence from Nigeria and South Africa," MPRA Paper 48076, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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