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An examination of Australian equity trusts for selectivity and market timing performance

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  • Hallahan, Terrence A.
  • Faff, Robert W.

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  • Hallahan, Terrence A. & Faff, Robert W., 1999. "An examination of Australian equity trusts for selectivity and market timing performance," Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Elsevier, vol. 9(3-4), pages 387-402, November.
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