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Evaluation of performance and conditional information: the case of Spanish mutual funds

  • Luis Ferruz Agudo
  • Maria Vargas Magallon
  • Jose Sarto
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    The performance of Spanish domestic equities improves considerably when diverse public information variables are taken into consideration. We have taken up to eight independent variables into consideration to evaluate the performance of a largely unexplored market over a broad horizon.

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    Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Applied Financial Economics.

    Volume (Year): 16 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 11 ()
    Pages: 803-817

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    Handle: RePEc:taf:apfiec:v:16:y:2006:i:11:p:803-817
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