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Understanding the ADR premium under market segmentation

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  • Stigler, Mathieu
  • Shah, Ajay

    () (National Institute of Public Finance and Policy)

  • Patnaik, Ila

    () (National Institute of Public Finance and Policy)

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Capital controls can induce large and persistent deviations from the Law of One Price for cross-listed stocks in international capital markets. A considerable literature has explored firm-specific factors which influence ADR pricing when LOP is violated. In this paper, we examine the interlinkages between Indian ADR premiums and macroeconomic time-series. We construct an ADR premium index, whereby diversification across firms diminishes idiosyncratic fluctuations associated with each security. We find that the S P 500 index and the domestic Nifty index influence the ADR Premium Index. Positive shocks to the ADR premium index precede higher purchases by foreign investors on the domestic market, and precede positive returns on the domestic index.

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  • Stigler, Mathieu & Shah, Ajay & Patnaik, Ila, 2010. "Understanding the ADR premium under market segmentation," Working Papers 10/71, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
  • Handle: RePEc:npf:wpaper:10/71
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    1. Ila Patnaik & Ajay Shah & Nirvikar Singh, 2013. "Foreign Investors under Stress: Evidence From India," International Finance, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 16(2), pages 213-244, June.
    2. Christopher Andrew Hartwell, 2014. "Capital Controls and the Determinants of Entrepreneurship," Czech Journal of Economics and Finance (Finance a uver), Charles University Prague, Faculty of Social Sciences, vol. 64(6), pages 434-456, December.

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    Keywords

    Capital market integration; Depository receipts;

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    • F30 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - General
    • F36 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Financial Aspects of Economic Integration
    • G15 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - International Financial Markets

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