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On the risk situation of financial conglomerates: does diversification matter?

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  • Nadine Gatzert

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  • Hato Schmeiser
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    Article provided by Springer & Swiss Society for Financial Market Research in its journal Financial Markets and Portfolio Management.

    Volume (Year): 25 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 3-26

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:fmktpm:v:25:y:2011:i:1:p:3-26
    DOI: 10.1007/s11408-010-0149-3
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