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Efficiency and inefficiency in thinly traded stock markets: Kuwait and Saudi Arabia

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  • Butler, Kirt C.
  • Malaikah, S. J.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Banking & Finance.

    Volume (Year): 16 (1992)
    Issue (Month): 1 (February)
    Pages: 197-210

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