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Market Liquidity and Convexity of Order Book (Evidence From China)


  • Kenan Qiao


Market liquidity plays a vital role in the field of market micro-structure, because it is the vigor of the financial market. This paper uses a variable called convexity to measure the potential liquidity provided by order-book. Based on the high-frequency data of each stock included in the SSE (Shanghai Stock Exchange) 50 Index for the year 2011, we report several statistical properties of convexity and analyze the association between convexity and some other important variables (bid/ask-depth, spread, volatility, return.)

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  • Kenan Qiao, 2012. "Market Liquidity and Convexity of Order Book (Evidence From China)," Papers 1211.2078,
  • Handle: RePEc:arx:papers:1211.2078

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