IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/bla/scotjp/v38y1991i4p324-34.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

The U.K. Oil Industry: Some Inferences from the Efficient Market Hypothesis

Author

Listed:
  • Manning, Neil

Abstract

This study investigates the sensitivity of the prices of London quoted oil company shares to spot oil prices over the period January 1986 to June 1988. The hypothesized positive relationship is strongest for those firms engaged in exploration and weakest for integrated oil companies. The cointegration procedure is employed to assess market efficiency in accordance with the method of Granger and Escribano and noncointegratability implies market efficiency. However, the dynamic versions of the "market model" include lagged responses of portfolio returns to oil price "news" which, in a frictionless market, implies the existence of unexploited gains in the market in these shares. Copyright 1991 by Scottish Economic Society.

Suggested Citation

  • Manning, Neil, 1991. "The U.K. Oil Industry: Some Inferences from the Efficient Market Hypothesis," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Scottish Economic Society, vol. 38(4), pages 324-334, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:scotjp:v:38:y:1991:i:4:p:324-34
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    To our knowledge, this item is not available for download. To find whether it is available, there are three options:
    1. Check below whether another version of this item is available online.
    2. Check on the provider's web page whether it is in fact available.
    3. Perform a search for a similarly titled item that would be available.

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. Oberndorfer, Ulrich, 2008. "EU Emission Allowances and the Stock Market: Evidence from the Electricity Industry," ZEW Discussion Papers 08-059, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
    2. repec:eee:energy:v:135:y:2017:i:c:p:249-256 is not listed on IDEAS
    3. Ulrich OBERNDORFER, "undated". "Returns and Volatility of Eurozone Energy Stocks," EcoMod2008 23800097, EcoMod.
    4. Oberndorfer, Ulrich, 2009. "EU Emission Allowances and the stock market: Evidence from the electricity industry," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 68(4), pages 1116-1126, February.
    5. Oberndorfer, Ulrich, 2009. "Energy prices, volatility, and the stock market: Evidence from the Eurozone," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 37(12), pages 5787-5795, December.
    6. Ugur Ergun & Azizah Ibrahim, 2013. "Global Energy Prices and the Behavior of Energy Stock Price Fluctuations," Asian Economic and Financial Review, Asian Economic and Social Society, vol. 3(11), pages 1460-1465, November.
    7. Oberndorfer, Ulrich, 2008. "Returns and Volatility of Eurozone Energy Stocks," ZEW Discussion Papers 08-017, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.

    More about this item

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:bla:scotjp:v:38:y:1991:i:4:p:324-34. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Wiley-Blackwell Digital Licensing) or (Christopher F. Baum). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/sesssea.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.