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Risk-Adjusted Performance of Real Estate Stocks: Evidence From Developing Markets

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  • Joseph T.L. Ooi

    () (Department of Real Estate, National University of Singapore, 4 Architecture Drive, Singapore 117566)

  • Kim-Hiang Liow

    () (Department of Real Estate, National University of Singapore, 4 Architecture Drive, Singapore 117566)

Abstract

This paper examines the performance of real estate stocks listed in seven developing markets in East Asia between 1992 and 2002. Using panel regressions, the goal is to identify determinants of the risk-adjusted returns of real estate securities traded in these markets. The empirical evidence suggests that size, book-to-market value, capital structure and market diversification have significant influence on the performance of real estate securities. Asset structure and development exposure, however, do not appear to have any significant effect on the returns behavior, while dividend yield has limited influence. As expected, interest rates and market condition have significant impact on the returns of real estate stocks. The Asian Financial Crisis also has an adverse impact on stocks? performance.

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  • Joseph T.L. Ooi & Kim-Hiang Liow, 2004. "Risk-Adjusted Performance of Real Estate Stocks: Evidence From Developing Markets," Journal of Real Estate Research, American Real Estate Society, vol. 26(4), pages 371-396.
  • Handle: RePEc:jre:issued:v:26:n:4:2004:p:371-396
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    1. Camilo Serrano & Martin Hoesli, 2010. "Are Securitized Real Estate Returns more Predictable than Stock Returns?," The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 41(2), pages 170-192, August.
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