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Linear versus nonlinear causality for DAX companies

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  • Henryk Gurgul
  • Łukasz Lach

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This study provides empirical evidence of the joint dynamics between stock returns and trading volume using stock data for DAX companies. Our research confirms the hypothesis that traditional linear causality tests often fail to detect some kinds of nonlinear relations, while nonlinear tests do not. In many cases, the test results obtained by use of empirical data and simulation confirm a bidirectional causal relationship, while linear tests did not detect such causality at all.

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  • Henryk Gurgul & Łukasz Lach, 2009. "Linear versus nonlinear causality for DAX companies," Operations Research and Decisions, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Management, vol. 19(3), pages 27-46.
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    6. Gurgul, Henryk & Lach, Łukasz, 2012. "The association between stock market and exchange rates for advanced and emerging markets – A case study of the Swiss and Polish economies," MPRA Paper 52238, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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