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Linkages between Shanghai and Hong Kong stock indices

  • S Zhang
  • I Paya
  • D Peel

This paper examines the dynamics of the linkages between Shang- hai and Hong Kong stock indices. While the volatility linkage is anal- ysed by a multivariate GARCH framework, the linkage of returns is examined using a copula approach. Eight different copula functions are applied in this study including two time-varying copulas which capture the time varying process of the linkage. The results show sig- nificant tail dependence of the returns in the two markets.

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Paper provided by Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department in its series Working Papers with number 599248.

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