Javid, Attiya Yasmin
(2009):
*Test of Higher Moment Capital Asset Pricing Model in Case of Pakistani Equity Market.*
Published in: European Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Studies
No. 15
(2009)

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## Abstract

In this study we test the mean-variance capital asset pricing model (CAPM) developed by Sharpe (1965) Lintner (1966) on individual stocks traded at Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE), the main equity market in Pakistan for the period 1993-2004 using daily and monthly data. The empirical findings do not support standard CAPM as a model to explain assets pricing in Pakistani equity market. In response to this finding first, we have extended the model to mean-variance-skewness and mean-variance-skewness-kurtosis model following Kraus and Litzenberger (1976). In the second step we allow the covariance, coskewness and cokurtosis to vary over time in autoregressive context leading to conditional three-moment CAPM and conditional four-moment CAPM. The results of unconditional and conditional higher-moments CAPM reveal that three-moment CAPM performed relatively well in explaining risk-return relationship in Pakistan during the sample period However, the results of higher-moment model indicate that systematic covariance and systematic cokurtosis have marginal role in explaining the asset price behavior in Pakistan.

Item Type: | MPRA Paper |
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Original Title: | Test of Higher Moment Capital Asset Pricing Model in Case of Pakistani Equity Market |

Language: | English |

Keywords: | Covariance, coskewness, cokurtosis, non-normal return distribution, capital asset pricing model, time-varying moments |

Subjects: | C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models ; Single Variables > C29 - Other G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G12 - Asset Pricing ; Trading Volume ; Bond Interest Rates |

Item ID: | 38059 |

Depositing User: | Attiya Yasmin Javid |

Date Deposited: | 12 Apr 2012 12:47 |

Last Modified: | 28 Sep 2019 13:52 |

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URI: | https://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/id/eprint/38059 |