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Long memory and the relation between options and stock prices

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  • Huang, Teng-Ching
  • Tu, Yu-Chen
  • Chou, Heng-Chih

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This study investigates the long-memory property and the fractionally cointegration between absolute changes in observed stock prices and implied stock prices from option pricing model. We find a stylized fact that absolute price movements in stock and option markets are characterized by long memory and they present a fractionally cointegrated relation. The option prices appear to be valuable for the stock prices based on an appropriate econometric methodology, which captures the persistence of both price series. Our empirical results also support the presence of information effect in call option, but the volume effect is absent for all cases.

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  • Huang, Teng-Ching & Tu, Yu-Chen & Chou, Heng-Chih, 2015. "Long memory and the relation between options and stock prices," Finance Research Letters, Elsevier, vol. 12(C), pages 77-91.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:finlet:v:12:y:2015:i:c:p:77-91
    DOI: 10.1016/j.frl.2014.11.005
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    Keywords

    Long memory; Fractional cointegration; Information effect; Volume effect; NBLS formula;

    JEL classification:

    • G10 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - General (includes Measurement and Data)
    • G14 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Information and Market Efficiency; Event Studies; Insider Trading
    • G12 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Asset Pricing; Trading Volume; Bond Interest Rates
    • G13 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Contingent Pricing; Futures Pricing

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