Essays about: "VIX"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 essays containing the word VIX.

  1. 1. Run to the -sustainable- hills? An exploration of ESG fund flows in the US market in response to Flight-To-Safety periods

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jonathan Rolon Acevedo; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Finance; Fund Flows; Flight-To-Safety; Safe Haven Assets; ESG; VIX; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Funds flowing into Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG), Non-ESG, and Precious Metal funds (as a proxy to a safe haven asset) are analyzed for 440 such funds in the United States during Flight-To-Safety (FTS) episodes to determine if investors perceive safe-haven-like properties in ESG funds by shifting funds into this group. FTS episodes represent brief rotations of funds into safer assets to preserve capital during burst of market volatility. READ MORE

  2. 2. Volatility Timing using Machine Learning - An Application to a Signal Based Portfolio

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Filippa Lövgren; Julian Marvin Ulmer; [2022]
    Keywords : Machine Learning; Support Vector Machines; VIX; Volatility Timing; Portfolio Construction; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Recent events such as the covid-19 pandemic and the Russian-Ukrainian war have led to a tremendous increase in volatility, making financial markets riskier for investors. To see whether investors can counteract or profit from such risk, we develop a volatility timed trading strategy. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Impact of Scheduled Macroeconomic News Releases on Stock Market Uncertainty

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Stefan Padjen; [2021-09-06]
    Keywords : Implied Volatility; Information; Macroeconomic News; Market Uncertainty; Multiple Testing; VIX;

    Abstract : While prior literature has studied the impact of news releases on different financial markets, the option market has received less attention. The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between scheduled macroeconomic news releases and stock market uncertainty in the United States between January 1990 and April 2021. READ MORE

  4. 4. Factors affecting liquidity in the Nordic corporate bond market : A study on MiFiR required post trade transactions

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik

    Author : Lundholm Markus; [2021]
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    Abstract : The Nordic corporate bond market is a market growing in significance of the financial landscape, but is rather sparsely investigated due to its low transparency characteristics. Utilizing the new EU legislative framework MiFiR, this study implements a quantitative liquidity measure on transactions reported as required by MiFiR. READ MORE

  5. 5. Quantitative tactical asset allocation: Using the VIX to exploit bull and bear market movements in a Mean-Variance portfolio

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Christian Persson; Robin Williams; [2020-07-08]
    Keywords : VIX; strategy; mean-variance; simple moving average; volatility; transaction costs; bull market; bear market;

    Abstract : The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Volatility Index (VIX) is known as being an indicator of fear, often referred to as the fear index. Low volatility indicates tranquility in the market, whereas high volatility indicates distress. READ MORE