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Identifying common dynamic features in stock returns

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  • Jorge Caiado

    (CEMAPRE, School of Economics and Management (ISEG), Technical University of Lisbon)

  • Nuno Crato

    (CEMAPRE, School of Economics and Management (ISEG), Technical University of Lisbon)

Abstract

This paper proposes volatility and spectral based methods for cluster analysis of stock returns. Using the information about both the estimated parameters in the threshold GARCH (or TGARCH) equation and the periodogram of the squared returns, we compute a distance matrix for the stock returns. Clusters are formed by looking to the hierarchical structure tree (or dendrogram) and the computed principal coordinates. We employ these techniques to investigate the similarities and dissimilarities between the "blue-chip" stocks used to compute the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) index.

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Paper provided by Centre for Applied Mathematics and Economics (CEMAPRE), School of Economics and Management (ISEG), Technical University of Lisbon in its series CEMAPRE Working Papers with number 0902.

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Length: 22 pages
Date of creation: May 2009
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Handle: RePEc:cma:wpaper:0902

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Keywords: Asymmetric effects; Cluster analysis; DJIA stock returns; Periodogram; Threshold GARCH model; Volatility;

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  1. Galagedera, Don U.A., 2013. "A new perspective of equity market performance," Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Elsevier, vol. 26(C), pages 333-357.

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