Hiremath, Gourishankar S and Bandi, Kamaiah
(2009):
*On the random walk characteristics of stock returns in India.*
Published in: Artha Vijnana
, Vol. 51, No. 1
(2009): pp. 85-96.

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## Abstract

An attempt is made in this paper to examine whether stock returns in two premier two exchanges in India namely, Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), and National Stock Exchange (NSE) follow a random walk. Towards this end, data on major indices during the period 1997 to 2009 are analyzed by using non-parametric Runs and BDS tests. The findings of the study reveal that the stock returns do not follow random walk during the sample period.

Item Type: | MPRA Paper |
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Original Title: | On the random walk characteristics of stock returns in India |

English Title: | On the random walk characteristics of stock returns in India |

Language: | English |

Keywords: | Random walk, auto correlation, mean reversion, BSE, NSE, non-parametric, Nifty, Sensex, India |

Subjects: | C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C14 - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C5 - Econometric Modeling C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C5 - Econometric Modeling > C58 - Financial Econometrics G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G12 - Asset Pricing ; Trading Volume ; Bond Interest Rates G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G14 - Information and Market Efficiency ; Event Studies ; Insider Trading |

Item ID: | 46499 |

Depositing User: | Gourishankar S. Hiremath |

Date Deposited: | 24 Jul 2013 07:47 |

Last Modified: | 01 Oct 2019 04:22 |

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