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The IGARCH e®ect: Consequences on volatility forecasting and option trading

  • Stefano HERZEL
  • Catalin STARICA
  • Thomas NORD

This paper studies the integrated Garch (IGARCH) e®ect, a phenomenon often encountered when estimating conditional auto-regressive models on ¯nancial time series. The analysis of twelve indexes of major ¯nancial markets provides empirical evidence of its well-spread presence especially in periods of market turbulence. We examine its impact on volatility forecasting and on trading and hedging options. We show that a strong IGARCH e®ect may have relevant consequences on trading and on risk management.

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Paper provided by Università di Perugia, Dipartimento Economia in its series Quaderni del Dipartimento di Economia, Finanza e Statistica with number 34/2007.

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Length: 19 pages
Date of creation: 15 Jul 2007
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Handle: RePEc:pia:wpaper:34/2007
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