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Does Correlation between Stock Returns Really Increase during Turbulent Period?

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  • Chesnay, F.
  • Jondeau, E.

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Correlations between international equity markets are often claimed to increase during periods of high volatility, therefore the benefits of international diversification are reduced when they are most needed, i.e. during crises. In this paper, we investigate the relationship between internatioanl correlation and stock-market turbulence.

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  • Chesnay, F. & Jondeau, E., 2000. "Does Correlation between Stock Returns Really Increase during Turbulent Period?," Working papers 73, Banque de France.
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    Keywords

    Stock returns; International correlation; Markov-switching model.;

    JEL classification:

    • C53 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Forecasting and Prediction Models; Simulation Methods
    • G15 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - International Financial Markets

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