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Intra-Day Features of Realized Volatility: Evidence from an Emerging Market

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  • Burc Kayahan

    (Department of Economics, University of Guelph, Canada)

  • Thanasis Stengos

    (Department of Economics, University of Guelph, Canada)

  • Burak Saltoglu

    (Department of Economics, Marmara University, Turkey)

Abstract

In this paper we investigate the intra-day properties of a recently proposed realized volatility concept using Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE) 5-minute data returns for the period 1997 to 2000. Using GARCH as a benchmark, we confirm recent findings in the literature that realized volatility provides a better fit than the normal GARCH model.

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  • Burc Kayahan & Thanasis Stengos & Burak Saltoglu, 2002. "Intra-Day Features of Realized Volatility: Evidence from an Emerging Market," International Journal of Business and Economics, College of Business and College of Finance, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan, vol. 1(1), pages 17-24, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:ijb:journl:v:1:y:2002:i:1:p:17-24
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    1. Stavros Degiannakis, 2008. "ARFIMAX and ARFIMAX-TARCH realized volatility modeling," Journal of Applied Statistics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 35(10), pages 1169-1180.
    2. Degiannakis, Stavros & Xekalaki, Evdokia, 2004. "Autoregressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity (ARCH) Models: A Review," MPRA Paper 80487, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Degiannakis, Stavros, 2004. "Forecasting Realized Intra-day Volatility and Value at Risk: Evidence from a Fractional Integrated Asymmetric Power ARCH Skewed-t Model," MPRA Paper 80488, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Xekalaki, Evdokia & Degiannakis, Stavros, 2005. "Evaluating volatility forecasts in option pricing in the context of a simulated options market," Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 49(2), pages 611-629, April.
    5. Stavros Degiannakis, 2004. "Volatility forecasting: evidence from a fractional integrated asymmetric power ARCH skewed-t model," Applied Financial Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 14(18), pages 1333-1342.
    6. Georgios Chortareas & John Nankervis & Ying Jiang, 2007. "Forecasting Exchange Rate Volatility with High Frequency Data: Is the Euro Different?," Money Macro and Finance (MMF) Research Group Conference 2006 79, Money Macro and Finance Research Group.
    7. Balaban, Ercan & Ozgen, Tolga, 2016. "Trading session effects on stock returns and their conditional volatility: Firm-level evidence from a European Union accession country," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 446(C), pages 264-271.

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    Keywords

    intra-day volatility; realized volatility; Istanbul Stock Exchange;

    JEL classification:

    • C15 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Statistical Simulation Methods: General
    • C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes
    • G15 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - International Financial Markets

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