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Investor awareness and the long-term impact of FTSE 100 index redefinitions

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This study finds an asymmetric long-run abnormal return performance following stocks' inclusion in or deletion from the FTSE 100 Index. This asymmetry suggests that investors' awareness of stocks is influenced by index changes. These results extend those documented by Chen et al. (2004) for the S&P 500.

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  • Bryan Mase, 2006. "Investor awareness and the long-term impact of FTSE 100 index redefinitions," Applied Financial Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(15), pages 1113-1118.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:apfiec:v:16:y:2006:i:15:p:1113-1118
    DOI: 10.1080/09603100500447479
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