publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

An Empirical Investigation of Risk-Return Relations in Chinese Equity Markets: Evidence from Aggregate and Sectoral Data

Chiang, Thomas; Zhang, Yuanqing;
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  • Published: 26 Mar 2018 Journal: International Journal of Financial Studies, volume 6, page 35 (eissn: 2227-7072, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
This paper investigates the risk-return relations in Chinese equity markets. Based on a TARCH-M model, evidence shows that stock returns are positively correlated with predictable volatility, supporting the risk-return relation in both aggregate and sectoral markets. Evidence finds a positive relation between stock return and intertemporal downside risk, while controlling for sentiment and liquidity. This study suggests that the U.S. stress risk or the world downside risk should be priced into the Chinese stocks. The paper concludes that the risk-return tradeoff is present in the GARCH-in-mean, local downside risk-return, and global risk-return relations.
Subjects
free text keywords: G11, G12, G15, Downside risk, Monetary economics, Economics, Stock return, Market liquidity, Stock (geology), Volatility (finance), Equity (finance), Chinese stock market, illiquidity, VaR, GARCH-M, Finance, HG1-9999, ddc:330
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

An Empirical Investigation of Risk-Return Relations in Chinese Equity Markets: Evidence from Aggregate and Sectoral Data

Chiang, Thomas; Zhang, Yuanqing;