標題: Incorporating a leading indicator into the trading rule through the Markov-switching vector autoregression model
作者: Chang, Tzu-Pu
Hu, Jin-Li
經營管理研究所
Institute of Business and Management
公開日期: 2009
摘要: This article examines the profitability of trading rules based on the smoothed probability of Markov-switching models and executes two models in Taiwan's case. The results present that both proposed models can earn excess returns over the buy-and-hold strategy and support that both can be used to trade. However, the univariate Markov-switching model, which only uses daily returns series does not successfully capture the trend in the stock market, especially during a bull market. This implies that high-frequency returns series contain lots of noises. In order to overcome this problem, the Markov-switching vector autoregression model that combines a leading indicator and returns is performed in this study. The results indicate a better trading pattern. We conclude that the leading indicator chosen from open interest in the future market increases useful information and reduces noises to improve model estimation, which can well identify the position of bull and bear markets.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11536/14210
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13504850701367254
ISSN: 1350-4851
DOI: 10.1080/13504850701367254
期刊: APPLIED ECONOMICS LETTERS
Volume: 16
Issue: 12
起始頁: 1255
結束頁: 1259
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