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The tail risk of emerging stock markets

  • Li, Xiao-Ming
  • Rose, Lawrence C.

We investigate tail risk in emerging stock markets at the country, regional and world levels, by comparing the investable and non-investable segments in terms of the expected shortfall of standardized returns and tail dependence on the world market. Employing the skewed Student-t GJR-GARCH model and the SJC copula, we show that most investable portfolios have lower tail risk but higher tail dependence than non-investable ones; emerging markets are likely more dependent on the world market during large joint losses than large joint gains; and tail dependence of the aggregate and investable markets on the world market varies across countries and regions.

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Volume (Year): 10 (2009)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
Pages: 242-256

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