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Are the Fama–French factors proxying news related to GDP growth? The Australian evidence

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  • Annette Nguyen & Robert Faff & Philip Gharghori, 2009. "Are the Fama–French factors proxying news related to GDP growth? The Australian evidence," Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Springer, vol. 33(2), pages 141-158, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:rqfnac:v:33:y:2009:i:2:p:141-158
    DOI: 10.1007/s11156-009-0137-8
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    Keywords

    GDP growth; Fama–French model; Asset pricing; G12;
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    • G12 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Asset Pricing; Trading Volume; Bond Interest Rates

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