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Co-movement between equity and bond markets

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This study explores the co-movement between equity and bond markets and decomposes it into the equity-bond, equity, and bond co-movements. Moreover, the estimation method captures the heterogeneity between developed and emerging equity markets. It reveals that both equity-bond and equity co-movements are important for the developed equity markets. Although the idiosyncratic component plays a substantial role in the emerging equity and bond markets, the global financial crisis has impacted on the co-movement of the emerging equity markets, while does not have an effect on that of the emerging bond markets. The co-movements depend upon market uncertainty measured by VIX.

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  • Sakemoto, Ryuta, 2018. "Co-movement between equity and bond markets," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 53(C), pages 25-38.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:reveco:v:53:y:2018:i:c:p:25-38
    DOI: 10.1016/j.iref.2017.10.013
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    Keywords

    Equity-bond co-movement; Market uncertainty; International market; Market integration; Flight-to-quality;

    JEL classification:

    • C38 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Classification Methdos; Cluster Analysis; Principal Components; Factor Analysis
    • F36 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Financial Aspects of Economic Integration
    • G15 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - International Financial Markets

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