Essays about: "Idiosyncratic Risk"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 essays containing the words Idiosyncratic Risk.

  1. 1. Enhanced Risk-Adjusted Returns Through Momentum Adaptations - Analysis on Momentum Strategies in the Nordic Stock Market

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Felix Nilsson; Bastiaan Picone; [2021-06-30]
    Keywords : Momentum Strategies; Momentum; Price Momentum; Idiosyncratic Momentum; Alpha Momentum; Momentum Adaptations; Constant-Volatility Scaling; Momentum Crash; Nordic Momentum; Volatility; Anomaly; Stock Returns;

    Abstract : Momentum strategies where one buys past winners and sells past losers are one of the most persistent stock market anomalies, showcasing abnormal returns across different markets, asset classes and time periods. Nevertheless, price momentum has been shown by the financial literature to possess considerable hazards, such as high volatility and crash risks. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Corona Crisis as Ultimate Stress Test- Market Reaction to EBA´s 2020 Stress Test Postponement

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Mishale Zahn; [2021]
    Keywords : EBA Stress Test; Financial Stability; Resilience; Bank Regulation; COVID-19;

    Abstract : In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the European Banking Authority (EBA) decided to postpone its biennial 2020 stress test to 2021. The supervisory exercise was supposed to answer whether banks have sufficient capital to withstand the impact of a global economic recession. READ MORE

  3. 3. Will Good Deeds Redeem Your Sins? A quantitative study of the effects of corporate charitable donations in a sin stock setting

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Fredrik Mattsson; Herman Weber; [2020-08-05]
    Keywords : Sin Stocks; CSR; Corporate Donations; Charity; Legitimacy; Stakeholder Sentiment;

    Abstract : Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has received increasing attention from the popular press in general, and academics and the investment community in particular, in the past decade. Corporations are increasingly integrating CSR as part of their business strategies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Are Women the Real Alpha Males? Gender differences through the lense of performance and risk in the Swedish mutual fund industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Albin Helgesson; Clara Lindblad; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : Mutual Funds; Gender Differences; Risk Behavior; Performance;

    Abstract : This master thesis examines gender differences between Swedish mutual fund managers concerning fund performance and risk behavior. The examined period extends from January 2015 to December 2019 and the data consist of 421 mutual equity funds of which 17% are mutual funds’ managed by females. READ MORE

  5. 5. ESG Performance and Firm Market Risk: Evidence from the Nordic market

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Astrid Palmstierna; [2020]
    Keywords : ESG factors; CSR; firm market risk; idiosyncratic risk; systematic risk;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates the relationship between CSR performance and firm market risk in the Nordics for a data set of 1,561 firm-year observations over the period of January 2004 to December 2019. A linear multivariate OLS regression model was estimated, with methodological challenges and data limitations common to similar studies about ESG performance and firm market risk. READ MORE