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Linkages between Shanghai and Hong Kong stock indices

  • Shenqiu Zhang
  • Ivan Paya
  • David Peel

This article examines the dynamics of the linkages between Shanghai and Hong Kong stock indices. While the volatility linkage is analysed by a Multivariate Generalized Autoregressive Conditional Heteroscedasticity (MVGARCH) framework, the dependence of returns is examined by a copula approach. Eight different copula functions are applied in this study including two time-varying ones which capture the dynamics of the linkage. The result shows significant tail dependence of the returns in the two markets.

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Volume (Year): 19 (2009)
Issue (Month): 23 ()
Pages: 1847-1857

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