IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/p/arx/papers/1111.5069.html
   My bibliography  Save this paper

Cluster formation and evolution in networks of financial market indices

Author

Listed:
  • Leonidas Sandoval Junior

Abstract

Using data from world stock exchange indices prior to and during periods of global financial crises, clusters and networks of indices are built for different thresholds and diverse periods of time, so that it is then possible to analyze how clusters are formed according to correlations among indices and how they evolve in time, particularly during times of financial crises. Further analysis is made on the eigenvectors corresponding to the second highest eigenvalues of the correlation matrices, revealing a structure peculiar to markets that operate in different time zones.

Suggested Citation

  • Leonidas Sandoval Junior, 2011. "Cluster formation and evolution in networks of financial market indices," Papers 1111.5069, arXiv.org.
  • Handle: RePEc:arx:papers:1111.5069
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://arxiv.org/pdf/1111.5069
    File Function: Latest version
    Download Restriction: no

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. G. Bonanno & F. Lillo & R. N. Mantegna, 2001. "High-frequency cross-correlation in a set of stocks," Quantitative Finance, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 1(1), pages 96-104.
    2. Onnela, J.-P. & Chakraborti, A. & Kaski, K. & Kertész, J., 2003. "Dynamic asset trees and Black Monday," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 324(1), pages 247-252.
    3. Pawe{l} Sieczka & Janusz A. Ho{l}yst, 2008. "Correlations in commodity markets," Papers 0803.3884, arXiv.org, revised Jan 2009.
    4. Coelho, Ricardo & Gilmore, Claire G. & Lucey, Brian & Richmond, Peter & Hutzler, Stefan, 2007. "The evolution of interdependence in world equity markets—Evidence from minimum spanning trees," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 376(C), pages 455-466.
    5. Miccichè, Salvatore & Bonanno, Giovanni & Lillo, Fabrizio & N. Mantegna, Rosario, 2003. "Degree stability of a minimum spanning tree of price return and volatility," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 324(1), pages 66-73.
    6. Brida, Juan Gabriel & Risso, Wiston Adrián, 2008. "Multidimensional minimal spanning tree: The Dow Jones case," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 387(21), pages 5205-5210.
    7. Sitabhra Sinha & Raj Kumar Pan, 2007. "Uncovering the Internal Structure of the Indian Financial Market: Cross-correlation behavior in the NSE," Papers 0704.2115, arXiv.org.
    8. Ausloos, M. & Lambiotte, R., 2007. "Clusters or networks of economies? A macroeconomy study through Gross Domestic Product," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 382(1), pages 16-21.
    9. Keskin, Mustafa & Deviren, Bayram & Kocakaplan, Yusuf, 2011. "Topology of the correlation networks among major currencies using hierarchical structure methods," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 390(4), pages 719-730.
    10. Eryiğit, Mehmet & Eryiğit, Resul, 2009. "Network structure of cross-correlations among the world market indices," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 388(17), pages 3551-3562.
    11. Dror Y. Kenett & Yoash Shapira & Asaf Madi & Sharron Bransburg-Zabary & Gitit Gur-Gershgoren & Eshel Ben-Jacob, 2010. "Dynamics of Stock Market Correlations," Czech Economic Review, Charles University Prague, Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Economic Studies, vol. 4(3), pages 330-340, November.
    12. Jaroslaw Kwapien & Sylwia Gworek & Stanislaw Drozdz, 2009. "Structure and evolution of the foreign exchange networks," Papers 0901.4793, arXiv.org.
    13. Jarosław Kwapień & Sylwia Gworek & Stanisław Drożdż & Andrzej Górski, 2009. "Analysis of a network structure of the foreign currency exchange market," Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination, Springer;Society for Economic Science with Heterogeneous Interacting Agents, vol. 4(1), pages 55-72, June.
    14. Yiting Zhang & Gladys Hui Ting Lee & Jian Cheng Wong & Jun Liang Kok & Manamohan Prusty & Siew Ann Cheong, 2010. "Will the US Economy Recover in 2010? A Minimal Spanning Tree Study," Papers 1009.5800, arXiv.org, revised Dec 2010.
    15. Sieczka, Paweł & Hołyst, Janusz A., 2009. "Correlations in commodity markets," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 388(8), pages 1621-1630.
    16. Jaroslaw Kwapien & Sylwia Gworek & Stanislaw Drozdz & Andrzej Gorski, 2009. "Analysis of a network structure of the foreign currency exchange market," Papers 0906.0480, arXiv.org.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. Hao Meng & Wen-Jie Xie & Zhi-Qiang Jiang & Boris Podobnik & Wei-Xing Zhou & H. Eugene Stanley, 2013. "Systemic risk and spatiotemporal dynamics of the US housing market," Papers 1306.2831, arXiv.org.

    More about this item

    NEP fields

    This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:arx:papers:1111.5069. 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: (arXiv administrators). General contact details of provider: http://arxiv.org/ .

    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 CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc 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 RePEc Author Service 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.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.