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Price dynamics and market liquidity: An intraday event study on Euronext

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  • Paolo Mazza

    (LEM - Lille économie management - UMR 9221 - UA - Université d'Artois - UCL - Université catholique de Lille - Université de Lille - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

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In this paper, we determine whether intraday price dynamics observed on Euronext help characterize market liquidity in real time. We generate 15-min price movement configurations based on high-low-open-close (HLOC) patterns and measure liquidity in terms of spread, depth, order imbalance, dispersion and slope. We also consider trading activity and volatility measures. Based on an event study methodology, we find that particular HLOC configurations are associated with higher liquidity in the limit order book. Although these effects are short-lived, market participants could benefit from temporary higher liquidity by executing their trades when these price configurations occur.

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  • Paolo Mazza, 2015. "Price dynamics and market liquidity: An intraday event study on Euronext," Post-Print hal-01563014, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:hal-01563014
    DOI: 10.1016/j.qref.2014.09.003
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    Liquidity; Limit order market; Informed trading; Market microstructure; HLOC dynamics;
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    • G14 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Information and Market Efficiency; Event Studies; Insider Trading
    • G10 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - General (includes Measurement and Data)

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