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Seasonality in stock returns and volatility: The Ramadan effect

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  • Seyyed, Fazal J.
  • Abraham, Abraham
  • Al-Hajji, Mohsen
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    Volume (Year): 19 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 374-383

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    1. Ariss, Rima Turk & Rezvanian, Rasoul & Mehdian, Seyed M., 2011. "Calendar anomalies in the Gulf Cooperation Council stock markets," Emerging Markets Review, Elsevier, vol. 12(3), pages 293-307, September.
    2. Lucey, Brian M & Zhao, Shelly, 2008. "Halloween or January? Yet another puzzle," International Review of Financial Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 17(5), pages 1055-1069, December.
    3. Białkowski, Jędrzej & Bohl, Martin T. & Kaufmann, Philipp & Wisniewski, Tomasz P., 2013. "Do mutual fund managers exploit the Ramadan anomaly? Evidence from Turkey," Emerging Markets Review, Elsevier, vol. 15(C), pages 211-232.
    4. Białkowski, Jędrzej & Etebari, Ahmad & Wisniewski, Tomasz Piotr, 2012. "Fast profits: Investor sentiment and stock returns during Ramadan," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 36(3), pages 835-845.
    5. Dolansky, Eric & Alon, Ilan, 2008. "Religious freedom, religious diversity, and Japanese foreign direct investment," Research in International Business and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 22(1), pages 29-39, January.

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