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Flexible price limits: The case of Tokyo Stock Exchange

  • Deb, Saikat Sovan
  • Kalev, Petko S.
  • Marisetty, Vijaya B.
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    Daily price limits are criticized for their role in disrupting price adjustment process. We propose a flexible price limits mechanism as an alternative to daily price limit rules. First, we identify volatility spill-over and consecutive price limit hits as the source for disrupting informed trading. Later, we propose flexible price limits that can be implemented by using predicted probability of volatility spill-over and consecutive price limit hits. We provide empirical evidence in support of flexible price limits’ efficiency by using 5 years intra-day data of stocks listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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    Volume (Year): 24 (2013)
    Issue (Month): C ()
    Pages: 66-84

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