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Cointegration of Indian stock markets with other leading stock markets


  • N. Rajiv Menon
  • M.V. Subha
  • S. Sagaran


Purpose - One of the anxieties of stock market investors is whether the markets operate efficiently, independently and with sound fundamentals. This concern is also held by academics and practitioners for quite some time. However, real market situation tends to exhibit a link as is evident from recent market movements across the world. The purpose of this paper is to examine whether the stock markets in the Indian subcontinent have any link with the major stock markets from China, Singapore, America, and Hong Kong. Design/methodology/approach - The paper uses Engle Granger test of cointegration. Findings - The paper finds that the Indian markets are related to some of the markets around the world. Originality/value - The paper offers insight into the cointegration of Indian stock markets with other leading stock markets.

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  • N. Rajiv Menon & M.V. Subha & S. Sagaran, 2009. "Cointegration of Indian stock markets with other leading stock markets," Studies in Economics and Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 26(2), pages 87-94, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:eme:sefpps:v:26:y:2009:i:2:p:87-94

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