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Origins of the scaling behaviour in the dynamics of financial data

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  • Aleksander Weron
  • Szymon Mercik
  • Rafal Weron

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The Conditionally Exponential Decay (CED) model is used to explain the scaling laws observed in financial data. This approach enables us to identify the distributions of currency exchange rate or economic indices returns (changes) corresponding to the empirical scaling laws. This is illustrated for daily returns of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and the Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P500) indices as well as for high frequency returns of the USD/DEM exchange rate.

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  • Aleksander Weron & Szymon Mercik & Rafal Weron, 1998. "Origins of the scaling behaviour in the dynamics of financial data," HSC Research Reports HSC/98/01, Hugo Steinhaus Center, Wroclaw University of Technology.
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    1. Aleksander Janicki & Aleksander Weron, 1994. "Simulation and Chaotic Behavior of Alpha-stable Stochastic Processes," HSC Books, Hugo Steinhaus Center, Wroclaw University of Technology, number hsbook9401.
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    Keywords

    Econophysics; Scaling law; CED model; High frequency data;
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    JEL classification:

    • C16 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Econometric and Statistical Methods; Specific Distributions
    • C58 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Financial Econometrics

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