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The impact of the US stock market on the Romanian stock market in the context of the financial crisis

  • Nistor, Costel
  • Stefanescu, Razvan
  • Dumitriu, Ramona

This paper explores the stock market interlinkages between the United States and Romania during the actual financial crisis. For this purpose we analyze, in a Vector Autoregressive framework, daily values of Dow Jones and BET, being two reference indexes for the US and the Romanian Stock markets. By comparing with the results for a more tranquil period of time, we conclude that in the context of the financial crisis the Romanian stock market became more sensitive to the US stock market evolution.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 36862.

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Date of creation: 06 Nov 2009
Date of revision: 22 Feb 2012
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:36862
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