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Cross-market volatility index with Factor-DCC

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  • Aboura, Sofiane
  • Chevallier, Julien

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This paper proposes a new empirical methodology for computing a cross-market volatility index – coined CMIX – based on the Factor DCC-model, implemented on volatility surprises. This approach solves both problems of treating high-dimensional data and estimating time-varying conditional correlations. We provide an application to a multi-asset market data composed of equities, bonds, foreign exchange rates and commodities during 1983–2013. This new methodology may be attractive to asset managers, since it provides a simple way to hedge multi-asset portfolios with derivative contracts written on the CMIX.

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  • Aboura, Sofiane & Chevallier, Julien, 2015. "Cross-market volatility index with Factor-DCC," International Review of Financial Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 42(C), pages 132-140.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:finana:v:42:y:2015:i:c:p:132-140
    DOI: 10.1016/j.irfa.2014.06.003
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    1. Aboura, Sofiane & Chevallier, Julien, 2017. "A new weighting-scheme for equity indexes," International Review of Financial Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 54(C), pages 159-175.
    2. Tsuji, Chikashi, 2018. "Return transmission and asymmetric volatility spillovers between oil futures and oil equities: New DCC-MEGARCH analyses," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 74(C), pages 167-185.

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    Keywords

    Cross-market index; Factor-DCC; Volatility surprise; Asset management;

    JEL classification:

    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models
    • G01 - Financial Economics - - General - - - Financial Crises
    • F15 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Economic Integration

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