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Efficient Bayesian Estimation of a Multivariate Stochastic Volatility Model with Cross Leverage and Heavy-Tailed Errors

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  • Tsunehiro Ishihara

    (Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo)

  • Yasuhiro Omori

    (Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo)

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An efficient Bayesian estimation using a Markov chain Monte Carlo method is proposed in the case of a multivariate stochastic volatility model as a natural extension of the univariate stochastic volatility model with leverage and heavy-tailed errors. Note that we further incorporate cross-leverage effects among stock returns. Our method is based on a multi-move sampler that samples a block of latent volatility vectors. The method is presented as a multivariate stochastic volatility model with cross leverage and heavytailed errors. Its high sampling efficiency is shown using numerical examples in comparison with a single-move sampler that samples one latent volatility vector at a time, given other latent vectors and parameters. To illustrate the method, empirical analyses are provided based on five-dimensional S&P500 sector indices returns.

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Paper provided by Center for Advanced Research in Finance, Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo in its series CARF F-Series with number CARF-F-221.

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Length: 31 pages
Date of creation: May 2010
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Handle: RePEc:cfi:fseres:cf221

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  1. Jouchi Nakajima & Yasuhiro Omori, 2010. "Stochastic Volatility Model with Leverage and Asymmetrically Heavy-Tailed Error Using GH Skew Student?s t-Distribution," CARF F-Series CARF-F-215, Center for Advanced Research in Finance, Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo.
  2. Yuta Kurose & Yasuhiro Omori, 2013. "Dynamic Equicorrelation Stochastic Volatility," CIRJE F-Series CIRJE-F-907, CIRJE, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo.
  3. Kastner, Gregor & Frühwirth-Schnatter, Sylvia, 2014. "Ancillarity-sufficiency interweaving strategy (ASIS) for boosting MCMC estimation of stochastic volatility models," Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 76(C), pages 408-423.
  4. António Alberto Santos & João Andrade, 2014. "Stochastic Volatility Estimation with GPU Computing," GEMF Working Papers 2014-10, GEMF - Faculdade de Economia, Universidade de Coimbra.

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