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Behavioural and fundamental explanations of discounts on closed end funds: an empirical analysis

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  • George Emm Halkos
  • Theodore Krintas

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This study extracts two factors related to the variability of Premium/Discount: a behavioural and a fundamental. Evidence is provided to show that by using both factors one can achieve a better understanding of discounts as theories and the Closed End Funds Puzzle support it.

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  • George Emm Halkos & Theodore Krintas, 2006. "Behavioural and fundamental explanations of discounts on closed end funds: an empirical analysis," Applied Financial Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(5), pages 395-404.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:apfiec:v:16:y:2006:i:5:p:395-404
    DOI: 10.1080/09603100500400312
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