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Data from eight major stock markets world-wide and five industries in each market are analysed. The correlations of return indices between countries and industries are studied with the hope of finding answers or confirming previous empirical answers to the following questions and the implications of these findings for investment strategy determined. (1) Do both the country-specific correlations and industry-specific correlations fluctuate significantly over time between 1988 and 2002? (2) Are the country-specific and industry-specific correlations positively related to stock market volatilities? It is concluded that: First, the ...
This dissertation is comprised of three essays in the areas of financial economics and macroeconomics. The general equilibrium nature of the macroeconomy is seen through the ways in which firms, govemments, and households interact in the labor, output, financial, and money markets. This dissertation focuses on two of the markets that comprise the macroeconomy; namely, the financial markets and the labor market. The essays examine how different sectors within the financial sector react to changes in the overall financial market, how movements in financial variables such as interest rates ... Read More
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