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A note on information seasonality and the disappearance of the weekend effect in the UK stock market

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  • Steeley, James M., 2001. "A note on information seasonality and the disappearance of the weekend effect in the UK stock market," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 25(10), pages 1941-1956, October.
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