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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/163384
Description: We consider the portfolio selection problem of a member of a defined contribution pension plan in a hidden Markov-modulated economy modulated by a continuous-time, finite-state, hidden Markov chain wh ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/173976
Description: Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to consider a discrete-time, Markov, regime-switching, affine term-structure model for valuing bonds and other interest rate securities. The proposed model incor ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/143435
Description: We introduce an approach for valuing some path-dependent options in a discrete-time Markov chain market based on the characteristic function of a vector of occupation times of the chain. A pricing ker ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/163378
Description: We investigate the default time of a firm when a stochastic discount factor is used so that both diffusion and regime switching risks are priced. We establish the relationship between the probability ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/218927
Description: This paper examines the mispricing of Australian stock index futures. Exogenous and endogenous price volatility is confirmed to have a positive impact on the mispricing spread, after filtering out pre ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/129981
Description: Shareholdings for a sample of institutional equity funds, operating under the Australian imputation tax system, show that dividend policy and fund holdings are related. Relative to market benchmarks a ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/140440
Description: Using a unique database of daily transactions from Australian equity managers, we investigate the relation between institutional trading and share returns. The 34 institutional investors included in o ... More
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Authors: Sadeghi, Mehdi
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/160583
Description: This paper investigates the impacts of index additions on the return and liquidity of Shariah-compliant shares in Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and UAE. The author uses the sample of companies added to the Dow ... More
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Authors: Siu, Tak Kuen
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/143425
Description: Long-term strategic asset allocation is an important problem in both finance and actuarial science. There are two key issues in long-term strategic asset allocation, namely, the presence of inflation ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/132634
Description: This paper aims to evaluate the aggregate claims distribution under the collective risk model when the number of claims follows a so-called generalised (a, b, 1) family distribution. The definition of ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/135760
Description: How important are oil price fluctuations and oil price volatility on equity market performance? What are the policy implications if volatility turns out to be significant? We assess this issue in an e ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/136392
Description: We study the pricing and hedging of European-style derivative securities in a Markov, regime-switching, model with a feedback effect depending on the economic condition. We adopt a pricing kernel whic ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/283158
Description: In this paper, we consider the optimal dividend strategy for an insurer whose surplus process is modeled by the classical compound Poisson risk model modulated by an observable continuous-time Markov ... More
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/164933
Description: This article develops an option valuation model in the context of a discrete-time double Markovian regime-switching (DMRS) model with innovations having a generic distribution. The DMRS model is more ... More
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Authors: Ranjan, Ran
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/169443
Description: A dynamic model of self insurance and market insurance demand against uncertain natural hazards is developed where agents incur emotional costs when the true information about potential future catastr ... More
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