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Day-of-the-week effects in emerging stock markets

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  • Syed A. Basher

    (York University)

  • Perry Sadorsky

    (York University)

Abstract

This paper uses both unconditional and conditional risk analysis to investigate the day-of-the-week effect in 21 emerging stock markets. In addition, risk is allowed to vary across the days of the week. Different models produce different results but overall day-of-the-week effects are present for the Philippines, Pakistan and Taiwan even after adjusting for market risk. Other countries like Argentina, Malaysia, Thailand, and Turkey exhibit day-of-the-week effects in only some of the models.

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  • Syed A. Basher & Perry Sadorsky, 2004. "Day-of-the-week effects in emerging stock markets," Finance 0407017, EconWPA.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpfi:0407017
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    Emerging markets; market risk;

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