Binici, Mahir and Köksal, Bülent and Orman, Cüneyt (2012): Stock return comovement and systemic risk in the Turkish banking system.
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This paper investigates the evolution of systemic risk in the Turkish banking sector over the past two decades using comovement of banks’ stock returns as a systemic risk indicator. In addition, we explore possible determinants of systemic risk, the knowledge of which can be a useful input into effective macroprudential policymaking. Results show that the correlations between bank stock returns almost doubled in 2000s in comparison to 1990s. The correlations decreased somewhat after 2002 and increased again as a result of the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Main determinants of systemic risk appear to be the market share of bank pairs, the amount of non-performing loans, herding behavior of banks, and volatilities of macro variables including the exchange rate, U.S. T-bills, EMBI+, VIX, and MSCI emerging markets index.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Stock return comovement and systemic risk in the Turkish banking system|
|Keywords:||Stock returns; comovement; systemic risk; Turkish banking system|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G3 - Corporate Finance and Governance > G32 - Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models; Single Variables > C22 - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models
G - Financial Economics > G2 - Financial Institutions and Services > G21 - Banks; Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
G - Financial Economics > G0 - General > G01 - Financial Crises
|Depositing User:||Bulent Koksal|
|Date Deposited:||08. May 2012 12:38|
|Last Modified:||15. Feb 2013 15:16|
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