Batuo Enowbi, Michael and Guidi, Francesco and Mlambo, Kupukile (2009): Testing the weak-form market efficiency and the day of the week effects of some African countries.
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The aims of this work are twofold. On the one hand, it aims to find evidence supporting the presence of the weak form efficiency of several emerging African stock markets by using both parametric as well as non parametric tests. The results indicate that none of the markets are characterised by random walks with the exception of the South African stock market. On the other hand, this study aims to detect the presence of the day of the week effects of these African stock markets. Results show the existence of day of the week effects, that is the typical negative Monday and Friday positive effects in several stock markets.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Testing the weak-form market efficiency and the day of the week effects of some African countries.|
|English Title:||Testing the weak-form market efficiency and the day of the week effects of some African countries.|
|Keywords:||African stock markets, random walk hypothesis, day of the week effects|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G14 - Information and Market Efficiency; Event Studies
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O5 - Economywide Country Studies > O55 - Africa
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C12 - Hypothesis Testing: General
G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G15 - International Financial Markets
|Depositing User:||Michael Enowbi Batuo|
|Date Deposited:||11. Dec 2009 08:30|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 21:36|
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