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Time-varying market integration and stock and bond return concordance in emerging markets

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  • Panchenko, Valentyn
  • Wu, Eliza

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We investigate the extent to which emerging stock market integration affects the joint behavior of stock and bond returns using a two-stage semi-parametric approach. Using a sample of 18 emerging markets, we find an unambiguous and robust link between emerging stock market integration and stock-bond return decoupling. We explain this with a decline in the segmentation risk premia in equities modeled by De Jong and De Roon [De Jong, F., De Roon, F.A., 2005. Time-varying market integration and expected returns in emerging markets. Journal of Financial Economics 78, 583-613] that leads to increased demand for stocks and reduced or unchanged demand for bonds. Our findings deliver new insights into the financial liberalization and stock-bond comovement literatures.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Banking & Finance.

Volume (Year): 33 (2009)
Issue (Month): 6 (June)
Pages: 1014-1021

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jbfina:v:33:y:2009:i:6:p:1014-1021

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Keywords: Stock-bond comovement Emerging market integration Financial liberalization Investibility;

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