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Nonlinear diachronic effects between stock returns and mutual fund flows: Additional empirical evidence from the Athens Stocks Exchange

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  • Eleni Thanou Thanou

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    (Hellenic Open University)

  • Dikaios Tserkezos

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    (Department of Economics, University of Crete, Greece)

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    This short paper examines the nonlinear interaction between mutual fund flows and stock returns in Greece. We investigate the possibility of a nonlinear causality mechanism through which mutual funds flows may affect stock returns and vice versa. The statistical evidence derived from linear and nonlinear causality tests indicate that there is indeed a bidirectional nonlinear causality between mutual fund flows and stock returns. We also detect a unidirectional causality from the Dow Jones Index to the domestic stock price index and the domestic mutual fund flows.

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    Paper provided by University of Crete, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 0826.

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    Length: 17 pages
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    Publication status: Published in 5th Annual Conference of the Hellenic Finance and Accounting Association
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    Keywords: Mutual fund flows; Stock returns; Linear and Nonlinear Granger Causality.;

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