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Size, value and liquidity. Do They Really Matter on an Emerging Stock Market?

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  • Lischewski, Judith
  • Voronkova, Svitlana

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The paper extends the evidence on factors determining stock prices on emerging markets by focusing on the most advanced stock market in Central and Eastern Europe, the Polish market. Besides market, size and value factors, we investigate whether liquidity is a priced risk factor, addressing the hypothesis of its particular relevance in emerging markets. Our results support existing evidence for developed markets regarding market, size, and value factors. Contrary to the expectation that liquidity is a priced factor on emerging markets, we do not find evidence supporting this hypothesis. Analyzing specific market characteristics, we consider possible explanations behind these findings.

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  • Lischewski, Judith & Voronkova, Svitlana, 2012. "Size, value and liquidity. Do They Really Matter on an Emerging Stock Market?," Emerging Markets Review, Elsevier, vol. 13(1), pages 8-25.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ememar:v:13:y:2012:i:1:p:8-25
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ememar.2011.09.002
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