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An empirical study of realized and long-memory GARCH standardized stock-return


  • Chin Wen Cheong
  • Abu Hassan Shaari Mohd Nor
  • Zaidi Isa


In this article, we study the standardized returns by using the realized volatility and long-memory GARCH models. The various normality tests indicate that the realized-standardized returns follow a Gaussian distribution. On the other hand, the standardized returns by GARCH models are able to reduce but not eliminate the excess kurtosis condition compare to the realized-standardized returns.

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  • Chin Wen Cheong & Abu Hassan Shaari Mohd Nor & Zaidi Isa, 2007. "An empirical study of realized and long-memory GARCH standardized stock-return," Applied Financial Economics Letters, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 3(2), pages 121-127.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:apfelt:v:3:y:2007:i:2:p:121-127
    DOI: 10.1080/17446540600883186

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