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The announcement effect of bond and equity issues: evidence from Chile

  • Augusto Castillo

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    This paper analyzes the impact of security offering announcements on stock prices for a sample of 172 issues of securities in the Chilean financial market, during the 1993-2002 period. We found that the authorization of bond issues given by the SVS (Superintendencia de Valores y Seguros) produced no significant abnormal returns, and that the authorization of equity issues given by the SVS produced a significant and negative abnormal return. We also found that the magnitude of the negative abnormal return was directly related to the relative size of the equity issue.

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    Article provided by University of Chile, Department of Economics in its journal Estudios de Economia.

    Volume (Year): 31 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 2 Year 2004 (December)
    Pages: 177-205

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    Handle: RePEc:udc:esteco:v:31:y:2004:i:2:p:177-205
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