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Does the US IT stock market dominate other IT stock markets: Evidence from multivariate GARCH model

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  • Venus Khim-Sen Liew

    () (Labuan School of International Business and Finance, Universiti Malaysia Sabah)

  • Wing-Keung Wong

    () (Department of Economics, National University of Singapore)

  • Zhuo Qiao

    () (Department of Economics, National University of Singapore)

Abstract

Utilizing multivariate GARCH framework, this study finds that generally the US Information Technology (IT) market contributes a strong volatility rather than mean spillover effect to non-US IT markets, implying that the US IT market plays a dominant role in affecting the volatility of world IT markets. However, our further analysis of the dynamic path of correlation coefficients reveals that the strong relationship between US and non-US IT markets had weakened after the burst of the IT bubble.

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  • Venus Khim-Sen Liew & Wing-Keung Wong & Zhuo Qiao, 2007. "Does the US IT stock market dominate other IT stock markets: Evidence from multivariate GARCH model," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 6(27), pages 1-7.
  • Handle: RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-06f30029
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    1. Chia-Lin Chang & Michael McAleer & Wing-Keung Wong, 2018. "Big Data, Computational Science, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Management, and Psychology: Connections," Journal of Risk and Financial Management, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 11(1), pages 1-29, March.
    2. Fedorova, Elena, 2011. "Transfer of financial risk in emerging eastern European stock markets : A sectoral perspective," BOFIT Discussion Papers 24/2011, Bank of Finland, Institute for Economies in Transition.
    3. Chia-Lin Chang & Michael McAleer & Wing-Keung Wong, 2018. "Decision Sciences, Economics, Finance, Business, Computing, and Big Data: Connections," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 18-024/III, Tinbergen Institute.

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    • F3 - International Economics - - International Finance
    • G1 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets

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