An examination of the effects of major political change on stock market volatility: the South African experience
AbstractPrior to President de Klerk's historic announcement on February 2 1990 of fundamental political change, South Africa was the subject of extreme economic and political isolation. As a result of this announcement, it would be expected that South Africa's financial markets transformed from a state of segmentation to a degree of integration in world makets. One means of assessing the possible effects of this major political change is by investigating stock market volatility.
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Volume (Year): 7 (1997)
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- Brooks, R & Davidson, S & Faff, R, 1997. "An Examination of the Effects of Major Political Change on Stock Market Volatility : The South African Experience," Papers 97-4, Melbourne - Centre in Finance.
- G12 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Asset Pricing; Trading Volume; Bond Interest Rates
- G15 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - International Financial Markets
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