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Equilibrium Block Trading and Asymmetric Information

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  • Seppi, Duane J

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This paper investigates the existence of equilibria with information-based black trading in a multiperiod market when no investor is constrained to block trade. Attention is restricted to equilibria in which a strategic uninformed institution (i.e., one which is forced to rebalance its portfolio, but is free to choose an optimal rebalancing strategy) is willing to trade a block rather than "break up" the block into a series of smaller trades. Examples of such equilibria are found and analyzed. Copyright 1990 by American Finance Association.

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  • Seppi, Duane J, 1990. " Equilibrium Block Trading and Asymmetric Information," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 45(1), pages 73-94, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:jfinan:v:45:y:1990:i:1:p:73-94
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