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Determinants of S&P 500 index option returns

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  • Charles Cao & Jing-Zhi Huang, 2007. "Determinants of S&P 500 index option returns," Review of Derivatives Research, Springer, vol. 10(1), pages 1-38, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:revdev:v:10:y:2007:i:1:p:1-38
    DOI: 10.1007/s11147-007-9015-5
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    Keywords

    Option returns; Factor analysis; Option implied volatility; Equally weighted option index; Mean–variance spanning; G10; G12; G13;
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    JEL classification:

    • G10 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - General (includes Measurement and Data)
    • G12 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Asset Pricing; Trading Volume; Bond Interest Rates
    • G13 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Contingent Pricing; Futures Pricing

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