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Explanatory factors for trading volume responses to annual earnings announcements: Evidence from the Korean stock market

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  • Choi, Jong-Seo
  • Choe, Chongwoo

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This study provides empirical evidence regarding the effect of annual accounting earnings announcements on investors' trading behavior in the Korean stock market. Unexpected earnings (UE), the degree of predisclosure information asymmetry and risk change are hypothesized to have positive correlations with abnormal trading volume around the disclosure date. On the other hand, a negative relationship between firm size and trading volume around the disclosure date is hypothesized. Empirical studies using non-parametric testing procedures confirm most of the research hypotheses except for risk change effect.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.

Volume (Year): 6 (1998)
Issue (Month): 1-2 (May)
Pages: 193-212

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Handle: RePEc:eee:pacfin:v:6:y:1998:i:1-2:p:193-212

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Keywords: Trading volume Earnings announcements;

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  1. Jong-Seo Choi & Chongwoo Choe, 1996. "Explanatory Factors for Trading Volume Responses to Annual Earnings Announcements: Evidence from the Korean Stock Market," Working Papers 1996.07, School of Economics, La Trobe University.
  2. Gao, Y. & Tse, Y. K., 2004. "Market segmentation and information values of earnings announcements: Some empirical evidence from an event study on the Chinese stock market," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 13(4), pages 455-474.
  3. Sonia Sanabria, 2004. "Comportamiento De Los Precios Y Volúmenes De Negociación Ante Anuncios De Beneficios Anuales," Working Papers. Serie EC 2004-03, Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas, S.A. (Ivie).
  4. Al-Sehali, Mohammed & Spear, Nasser, 2004. "The decision relevance and timeliness of accounting earnings in Saudi Arabia," The International Journal of Accounting, Elsevier, vol. 39(2), pages 197-217.

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