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  • handbook of investable world bond markets.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Ariff, Mohamed; Cheng, Fan Fah; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2016)

  • This book identifies how the major and some minor bond markets reacted to interest rate increases and decreases over the recent few years. As every investor knows excessive borrowings relative to the ability to service loans constitute sovereign debt crisis, and it is not limited only to developing countries as shown by the fall in bond values of profligate borrowers such as the Greece. This book is on the pricing of sovereign debt in 17 bond markets across the developed world, ones that have received most of the investors' money as investments.

  • inflation_hedging_effectiveness_emerging_Asian_market_case_Malaysia_mansor.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ibrahim, Mansor H. (2011)

  • This paper empirically examines the inflation-hedging property of an emerging stock market, Malaysia, for full sample (1988–2008), pre-crisis sample (1988–1996) and post-crisis sample (1999–2008) by means of asymmetric cointegration and asymmetric error-correction modelling. The focus is on the long-run relation between stock prices and consumer prices, the adjustment speed of the stock market to restore the long-run relation and their short run interactions. From the analyses, we uncover evidence supporting the long-run inflation-hedging ability of the Malaysian stock market only during the pre-crisis period. Its hedging ability, however, weakens for the full sample and is absent pos...

  • introduction_single-tier_corporate_tax_system_effect_share_price_shamser.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Selamat, Aslam; Ariff, Mohamed; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2013)

  • Malaysia and Singapore are the first countries to end their 45-year old imputation tax systems by replacing it with the simpler single-tier corporate tax system. Corporations have ceased to keep records of divident tax credits required under the imputation laws with the implementation of thee single-tier tax systems. We find evidence rom Malaysian and Singapore on how the share prices responded to the announcements in 2007 and 2002 respectively. The Singapore market reacted positively to the announcement; the Malaysan results were influenced by th global credit crunch. Also, we measured the ex-dividend days moved according to theory. In both countries, the average price drop ratio mov...

  • is_domestic_stock_price_cointegrated_exchange_rate_foreign_stock_price_evidence_malaysia_mansur.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Kabir, Sarkar Humayun; R. Bashar, Omar K. M.; Mohammed Masih, Abul Mansur (2014)

  • The growth of the financial sector of an economy such as, the stock market is usually found to be highly correlated with the growth of the real sector of an economy. In this study, we make an attempt to investigate whether there is any significant relationship between the stock prices, macroeconomic variables and foreign stock prices in an economy. Using the Malaysian quarterly data from 1991–2010 and the time series techniques such as, cointegration, long run structural modeling, vector error correction, variance decompositions, impulse response functions, and persistence profile approaches, we evidence a significant statistical relationship existing between the Malaysian stock price...

  • long-run_relation_dynamic_interactions_between_housing_stock_prices_thailand_mansor.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ibrahim, Mansor H.; Padli, Jaharudin; Abdul Hamid, Baharom (2009)

  • Economists recognise that macroeconomic and financial variables have an impact on housing prices. In this study, we focus on the relationship between housing prices and stock prices in Thailand using quarterly data from the first quarter (Q1) of 1995 till the last quarter (Q4) of 2006. The analysis is conducted within a multivariate setting that incorporates the Stock Exchange of Thailand Composite Index and housing prices, the real gross domestic product and the consumer price index. In this paper, the autoregressive distributive lags (ARDL) cointegration test is applied to examine the variables' long-run relationships. We then employ the ARDL, DOLS and ML approaches to estimate the ...

  • Portfolio_diversification_benefits_at_different_investment_horizons_during_the_Arab_uprisings_buriev_et_al.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Buriev, Abdul Aziz; Dewandaru, Ginanjar; Zainal, Mohd-Pisal; Mohammed Masih, Abul Mansur (2018)

  • This study is an initial attempt at investigating the extent to which portfolio diversification benefits at different investment horizons are available to a Turkish investor from investment in MENA countries exposed to the Arab spring based on MGARCH-DCC and Wavelet techniques on daily data spanning from 2005 to 2015. The findings tend to suggest that the Turkish investors may not benefit from investment in Egypt for almost all investment horizons but may have moderate benefits from Lebanon up to the investment horizons of 32 - 64 days and longer. However, Turkish investors may benefit from Oman excepting the longer investment horizons. In the long run all stock holding periods exceed...

  • pre_post_crisis_analysis_stock_price_exchange_rate_baharom_royfaizal_muzafar.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Abdul Hamid, Baharom; Chong, Razali Royfaizal; Habibullah, Muzafar Shah (2008)

  • The furore and chaos created by the Asian financial crisis have ignited many studies on numerous subjects, and it is believed that the crisis has changed the way nations being administered and policies formed and implemented especially those regarding monetary and fiscal policies. In this study Johansen (1991) cointegration method was used and the period was divided into two sub periods, albeit pre crisis and post crisis. The results obtained are similar with a number of past literatures pointing to no long run relationship between stock price and exchange rate for both periods.

  • pricing_efficiency_stock_rights_issues_Malaysia_edilabd_obiyathulla.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Abd Sukor, Mohd Edil; Bacha, Obiyathulla Ismath (2010)

  • This article undertakes an empirical examination of pure rights issues in Malaysia. Though pricing efficiency is the main focus, we also examine related issues. We study a total of 38 pure rights issues that occurred over the 8-year period January 1998 to December 2005. Using two alternative valuation models, the adjusted Black–Scholes Call Option Model (BSOPM) and the traditional Implied Rights Valuation Model (IRVM), we find the Malaysian market to be inefficient in pricing the rights. Mispricing is quite extensive with a predominance of overpricing. Significantly, both pricing models, despite their different theoretical underpinnings produce similar results. These results are furth...

  • rationalizing_value_premium_emerging_markets_eskandar.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ebrahim, Muhammed-Shahid; Girmab, Sourafel; Mohd Rasid, Mohamed Eskandar Shah; William, Jonathan (2014)

  • We reconfirm the presence of value premium in emerging markets. Using the Brazil–Turkey–India–China (BTIC) grouping during a period of substantial economic growth and stock market development, we attribute the premium to the investment patterns of glamour firms. We conjecture based on empirical evidence that glamour firms hoard cash, which delays undertaking of growth options, especially in poor economic conditions. Whilst this helps to mitigate business risk, it lowers market valuations and drives down expected returns. Our evidence supports arguments that the value premium is explained by economic fundamentals rather than a risk factor that is common to all firms

  • short-horizon_asymmetry_conditional_mean_asean_stock_market_returns_mansor.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ibrahim, Mansor H. (2010)

  • This paper describes the return patterns of six ASEAN markets (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam) using an autoregressive exponential GARCH-in mean model, also known as AR-EGARCH(1, 1)-M. Estimating the model for each market using daily data from August 2000 to May 2010, we find these markets generally have quick mean-reversion speeds but quite distinct patterns of return dynamics. In the Indonesian market, the evidence seems to strongly suggest asymmetric mean reversion and overreaction of the market during downturns. The Vietnamese market exhibits the most persistent return autocorrelation with some evidence pointing to higher persistence during ...

Browsing by Topic Conventional finance::Capital markets

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  • handbook of investable world bond markets.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Ariff, Mohamed; Cheng, Fan Fah; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2016)

  • This book identifies how the major and some minor bond markets reacted to interest rate increases and decreases over the recent few years. As every investor knows excessive borrowings relative to the ability to service loans constitute sovereign debt crisis, and it is not limited only to developing countries as shown by the fall in bond values of profligate borrowers such as the Greece. This book is on the pricing of sovereign debt in 17 bond markets across the developed world, ones that have received most of the investors' money as investments.

  • inflation_hedging_effectiveness_emerging_Asian_market_case_Malaysia_mansor.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ibrahim, Mansor H. (2011)

  • This paper empirically examines the inflation-hedging property of an emerging stock market, Malaysia, for full sample (1988–2008), pre-crisis sample (1988–1996) and post-crisis sample (1999–2008) by means of asymmetric cointegration and asymmetric error-correction modelling. The focus is on the long-run relation between stock prices and consumer prices, the adjustment speed of the stock market to restore the long-run relation and their short run interactions. From the analyses, we uncover evidence supporting the long-run inflation-hedging ability of the Malaysian stock market only during the pre-crisis period. Its hedging ability, however, weakens for the full sample and is absent pos...

  • introduction_single-tier_corporate_tax_system_effect_share_price_shamser.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Selamat, Aslam; Ariff, Mohamed; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2013)

  • Malaysia and Singapore are the first countries to end their 45-year old imputation tax systems by replacing it with the simpler single-tier corporate tax system. Corporations have ceased to keep records of divident tax credits required under the imputation laws with the implementation of thee single-tier tax systems. We find evidence rom Malaysian and Singapore on how the share prices responded to the announcements in 2007 and 2002 respectively. The Singapore market reacted positively to the announcement; the Malaysan results were influenced by th global credit crunch. Also, we measured the ex-dividend days moved according to theory. In both countries, the average price drop ratio mov...

  • is_domestic_stock_price_cointegrated_exchange_rate_foreign_stock_price_evidence_malaysia_mansur.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Kabir, Sarkar Humayun; R. Bashar, Omar K. M.; Mohammed Masih, Abul Mansur (2014)

  • The growth of the financial sector of an economy such as, the stock market is usually found to be highly correlated with the growth of the real sector of an economy. In this study, we make an attempt to investigate whether there is any significant relationship between the stock prices, macroeconomic variables and foreign stock prices in an economy. Using the Malaysian quarterly data from 1991–2010 and the time series techniques such as, cointegration, long run structural modeling, vector error correction, variance decompositions, impulse response functions, and persistence profile approaches, we evidence a significant statistical relationship existing between the Malaysian stock price...

  • long-run_relation_dynamic_interactions_between_housing_stock_prices_thailand_mansor.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ibrahim, Mansor H.; Padli, Jaharudin; Abdul Hamid, Baharom (2009)

  • Economists recognise that macroeconomic and financial variables have an impact on housing prices. In this study, we focus on the relationship between housing prices and stock prices in Thailand using quarterly data from the first quarter (Q1) of 1995 till the last quarter (Q4) of 2006. The analysis is conducted within a multivariate setting that incorporates the Stock Exchange of Thailand Composite Index and housing prices, the real gross domestic product and the consumer price index. In this paper, the autoregressive distributive lags (ARDL) cointegration test is applied to examine the variables' long-run relationships. We then employ the ARDL, DOLS and ML approaches to estimate the ...

  • Portfolio_diversification_benefits_at_different_investment_horizons_during_the_Arab_uprisings_buriev_et_al.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Buriev, Abdul Aziz; Dewandaru, Ginanjar; Zainal, Mohd-Pisal; Mohammed Masih, Abul Mansur (2018)

  • This study is an initial attempt at investigating the extent to which portfolio diversification benefits at different investment horizons are available to a Turkish investor from investment in MENA countries exposed to the Arab spring based on MGARCH-DCC and Wavelet techniques on daily data spanning from 2005 to 2015. The findings tend to suggest that the Turkish investors may not benefit from investment in Egypt for almost all investment horizons but may have moderate benefits from Lebanon up to the investment horizons of 32 - 64 days and longer. However, Turkish investors may benefit from Oman excepting the longer investment horizons. In the long run all stock holding periods exceed...

  • pre_post_crisis_analysis_stock_price_exchange_rate_baharom_royfaizal_muzafar.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Abdul Hamid, Baharom; Chong, Razali Royfaizal; Habibullah, Muzafar Shah (2008)

  • The furore and chaos created by the Asian financial crisis have ignited many studies on numerous subjects, and it is believed that the crisis has changed the way nations being administered and policies formed and implemented especially those regarding monetary and fiscal policies. In this study Johansen (1991) cointegration method was used and the period was divided into two sub periods, albeit pre crisis and post crisis. The results obtained are similar with a number of past literatures pointing to no long run relationship between stock price and exchange rate for both periods.

  • pricing_efficiency_stock_rights_issues_Malaysia_edilabd_obiyathulla.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Abd Sukor, Mohd Edil; Bacha, Obiyathulla Ismath (2010)

  • This article undertakes an empirical examination of pure rights issues in Malaysia. Though pricing efficiency is the main focus, we also examine related issues. We study a total of 38 pure rights issues that occurred over the 8-year period January 1998 to December 2005. Using two alternative valuation models, the adjusted Black–Scholes Call Option Model (BSOPM) and the traditional Implied Rights Valuation Model (IRVM), we find the Malaysian market to be inefficient in pricing the rights. Mispricing is quite extensive with a predominance of overpricing. Significantly, both pricing models, despite their different theoretical underpinnings produce similar results. These results are furth...

  • rationalizing_value_premium_emerging_markets_eskandar.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ebrahim, Muhammed-Shahid; Girmab, Sourafel; Mohd Rasid, Mohamed Eskandar Shah; William, Jonathan (2014)

  • We reconfirm the presence of value premium in emerging markets. Using the Brazil–Turkey–India–China (BTIC) grouping during a period of substantial economic growth and stock market development, we attribute the premium to the investment patterns of glamour firms. We conjecture based on empirical evidence that glamour firms hoard cash, which delays undertaking of growth options, especially in poor economic conditions. Whilst this helps to mitigate business risk, it lowers market valuations and drives down expected returns. Our evidence supports arguments that the value premium is explained by economic fundamentals rather than a risk factor that is common to all firms

  • short-horizon_asymmetry_conditional_mean_asean_stock_market_returns_mansor.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ibrahim, Mansor H. (2010)

  • This paper describes the return patterns of six ASEAN markets (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam) using an autoregressive exponential GARCH-in mean model, also known as AR-EGARCH(1, 1)-M. Estimating the model for each market using daily data from August 2000 to May 2010, we find these markets generally have quick mean-reversion speeds but quite distinct patterns of return dynamics. In the Indonesian market, the evidence seems to strongly suggest asymmetric mean reversion and overreaction of the market during downturns. The Vietnamese market exhibits the most persistent return autocorrelation with some evidence pointing to higher persistence during ...