Origins of the scaling behaviour in the dynamics of financial data
AbstractThe Conditionally Exponential Decay (CED) model is used to explain the scaling laws observed in financial data. This approach enables us to identify the distributions of currency exchange rate or economic indices returns (changes) corresponding to the empirical scaling laws. This is illustrated for daily returns of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and the Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P500) indices as well as for high frequency returns of the USD/DEM exchange rate.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Hugo Steinhaus Center, Wroclaw University of Technology in its series HSC Research Reports with number HSC/98/01.
Length: 10 pages
Date of creation: 1998
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Publication status: Published in Physica A 264 (1999) 562-569.
Econophysics; Scaling law; CED model; High frequency data;
Other versions of this item:
- Weron, Aleksander & Mercik, Szymon & Weron, Rafal, 1999. "Origins of the scaling behaviour in the dynamics of financial data," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 264(3), pages 562-569.
- C16 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Econometric and Statistical Methods; Specific Distributions
- C58 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Financial Econometrics
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