On non-Gaussianity and dependence in financial time series: a nonextensive approach
In this article a probability density function and dependence degree analysis of financial time series, namely the Dow Jones and NYSE, is presented. The present study, which aims to give theoretical support to some stylized empirical evidence, is performed under the present non-extensive framework for which the probability distributions that optimize its fundamental information measure form, [image omitted], are also the (stationary) solutions of a nonlinear Fokker-Plank equation. One determines the rescaled coefficient of the drift force and diffusion coefficient for both market indices and various aggregated times. Using a generalized form of Kullback-Leibler mutual information, Iq, one analyses the non-Gaussianity of returns using the dependence between stock market index values. The same mutual information form is used to determine the degree of dependence between returns. The analysis shows that this dependence can be considered independent from the time distance τ result that is connected with the long-range correlation in volatility.
Volume (Year): 5 (2005)
Issue (Month): 5 ()
|Contact details of provider:|| Web page: http://www.tandfonline.com/RQUF20|
|Order Information:||Web: http://www.tandfonline.com/pricing/journal/RQUF20|
Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
- Ding, Zhuanxin & Granger, Clive W. J. & Engle, Robert F., 1993. "A long memory property of stock market returns and a new model," Journal of Empirical Finance, Elsevier, vol. 1(1), pages 83-106, June.
- Stein, Elias M & Stein, Jeremy C, 1991. "Stock Price Distributions with Stochastic Volatility: An Analytic Approach," Review of Financial Studies, Society for Financial Studies, vol. 4(4), pages 727-752.
- J. Doyne Farmer, 1999. "Physicists Attempt to Scale the Ivory Towers of Finance," Working Papers 99-10-073, Santa Fe Institute.
- Kaushik Matia & Yosef Ashkenazy & H. Eugene Stanley, 2003. "Multifractal Properties of Price Fluctuations of Stocks and Commodities," Papers cond-mat/0308012, arXiv.org.
- Lisa Borland, 2002. "Option Pricing Formulas based on a non-Gaussian Stock Price Model," Papers cond-mat/0204331, arXiv.org, revised Sep 2002.
- Heston, Steven L, 1993. "A Closed-Form Solution for Options with Stochastic Volatility with Applications to Bond and Currency Options," Review of Financial Studies, Society for Financial Studies, vol. 6(2), pages 327-343.
- Yanhui Liu & Pierre Cizeau & Martin Meyer & Chung-Kang Peng & H. Eugene Stanley, 1997. "Correlations in Economic Time Series," Papers cond-mat/9706021, arXiv.org.
- Silvio M. Duarte Queiros, 2004. "On anomalous distributions in intra-day financial time series and Non-extensive Statistical Mechanics," Papers cond-mat/0403624, arXiv.org.
- Duarte Queirós, Sı́lvio M., 2004. "On the connection between ARCH time series and non-extensive statistical mechanics," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 344(3), pages 619-625.
- Parameswaran Gopikrishnan & Vasiliki Plerou & Luis A. Nunes Amaral & Martin Meyer & H. Eugene Stanley, 1999. "Scaling of the distribution of fluctuations of financial market indices," Papers cond-mat/9905305, arXiv.org.
- Lisa Borland, 2002. "A theory of non-Gaussian option pricing," Quantitative Finance, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 2(6), pages 415-431.
- Borges, Ernesto P., 2004. "A possible deformed algebra and calculus inspired in nonextensive thermostatistics," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 340(1), pages 95-101.
- Liu, Yanhui & Cizeau, Pierre & Meyer, Martin & Peng, C.-K. & Eugene Stanley, H., 1997. "Correlations in economic time series," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 245(3), pages 437-440.
- Marc Potters & Rama Cont & Jean-Philippe Bouchaud, 1996. "Financial markets as adaptative systems," Science & Finance (CFM) working paper archive 500037, Science & Finance, Capital Fund Management.
- Pierre Cizeau & Yanhui Liu & Martin Meyer & C. -K. Peng & H. Eugene Stanley, 1997. "Volatility distribution in the S&P500 Stock Index," Papers cond-mat/9708143, arXiv.org.
- Tsallis, Constantino & Anteneodo, Celia & Borland, Lisa & Osorio, Roberto, 2003. "Nonextensive statistical mechanics and economics," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 324(1), pages 89-100.
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:taf:quantf:v:5:y:2005:i:5:p:475-487. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Michael McNulty)
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.