How Have Contracts for Difference Affected Irish Equity Market Volatility?

Contracts for Difference (CFDs) have existed for less than twenty years and the market has grown significantly up to the period before the recent international crises. This paper presents an analysis of how CFDs have affected equity market volatility in Ireland. EGARCH models are used to uncover vol...

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Volume: 45
Main Author: Corbet, Shaen
Twomey, Cian
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: DUBLIN 2 ECONOMIC & SOCIAL STUDIES 01.12.2014
published in: The Economic and social review Vol. 45; no. 4; pp. 559 - 577
ORCID: 0000-0001-7430-7417
Data of publication: 2014-12-01
ISSN: 0012-9984
EISSN: 1556-5068
Discipline: Economics
Social Sciences (General)
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Web of Knowledge
Social Sciences Citation Index
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