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Stock Market's Reaction to Monetary Policy Announcements in India

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  • Sasidharan, Anand
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    The paper examines stock market behaviour on days preceding and succeeding the announcement of a change in the monetary policy stance. Market's plausible reactions are tested using nonparametric statistics. The tests reveals that there is no systematic pattern in its reaction, neither towards the type of policy stance (expansionary or contractionary), nor during the days corresponding to the `event'.

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    Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 24190.

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    Date of creation: Jun 2009
    Date of revision: Jul 2010
    Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:24190

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    Keywords: Monetary Policy; Stock Market; Event Study; Semi-strong Efficiency; EMH; Stock Market Efficiency; Non parametric; Indian Stock Market;

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