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The determinates of equity portfolio holdings

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  • Jonathan Batten
  • Xuan Vinh Vo

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The investor preference for home assets rather than a diversified portfolio of international assets termed 'home bias' remains a puzzle, given recent information and technology improvements, although presumed risk reduction benefits may have been reduced through improved financial market integration. This article investigates the effect of various barriers to international investment on Australian equity portfolio investment and confirms the common view that higher transaction costs impede international investment, although market liquidity, market size and common language are also important factors.

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  • Jonathan Batten & Xuan Vinh Vo, 2010. "The determinates of equity portfolio holdings," Applied Financial Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 20(14), pages 1125-1132.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:apfiec:v:20:y:2010:i:14:p:1125-1132
    DOI: 10.1080/09603101003761879
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    1. Li, Bob & Boo, Yee Ling & Ee, Mong Shan & Chen, Cindy, 2013. "A re-examination of firm's attributes and share returns: Evidence from the Chinese A-shares market," International Review of Financial Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 28(C), pages 174-181.
    2. Guglielmo Maria Caporale & Faek Menla Ali & Fabio Spagnolo & Nicola Spagnolo, 2015. "International Portfolio Flows and Exchange Rate Volatility for Emerging Markets," CESifo Working Paper Series 5615, CESifo Group Munich.
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    4. Caporale, Guglielmo Maria & Menla Ali, Faek & Spagnolo, Nicola, 2015. "Exchange rate uncertainty and international portfolio flows: A multivariate GARCH-in-mean approach," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 54(C), pages 70-92.

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