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The subprime asset-backed securities market and the equity prices of large complex financial institutions

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  • Giovanni, Calice
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    In this paper, we investigate the relationship between the subprime asset-backed collateralized debt obligations (CDO) market and Large Complex Financial Institutions (LCFIs). We attempt to account for the dynamics between the ABX index returns and the banks' equity returns through conditioning our analysis on the historical correlation between the variables. Three key results emerge from the analysis. First, we find a positive correlation between movements of the ABX index and the equity returns for all the LCFIs. Second, the volatility of ABX index returns tend to be transmitted to the volatilities of the equity returns of the financial institutions. Third, ABX prices changes lead equity returns changes of the European-based LCFIs. For the US LCFIs a two-way linkage emerges.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money.

    Volume (Year): 21 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 4 (October)
    Pages: 585-604

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:intfin:v:21:y:2011:i:4:p:585-604

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    Keywords: ABX index Subprime market Contagion Equity returns Large complex financial institutions;

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