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Causal interrelations among market fundamentals: Evidence from the Europen telecommunications sector

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  • Agiakloglou, Christos
  • Gkouvakis, Michalis
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    This paper investigates the interdependence of stock returns with some other financial variables applied to several European Telecommunications institutions. In particular, using a multivariate vector autoregressive (VAR) approach this study examines the relation, the direction of the relation, as well as the effects among stock returns, index returns, earnings, capital expenditures and interest rate for companies that play major role in their home stock markets. Unlike the fact that many other previous studies have indicated clear findings of the direction of the causality between those variables, this research cannot support a uniform behavior, although, the selected telecommunications companies have many common characteristics. --

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    Paper provided by International Telecommunications Society (ITS) in its series 23rd European Regional ITS Conference, Vienna 2012 with number 60387.

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    Keywords: Vector autoregressive analysis; causal relations; impulse responses; financial variable; Telecommunications market;

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