Essays about: "event study finance"

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  1. 1. The Impact of OPEC Announcements on Stock Returns

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Nationalekonomi; Jönköping University/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Oliver Samer Haydar; Marcus Reilimo; [2020]
    Keywords : OPEC; Event study; CAPM; CAAR; EMH; Behavioural finance;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of OPEC oil production cut announcements on stock returns of specified companies listed on the London Stock Exchange. Two categories are constructed from stocks of companies operating in oil, gas and mining sectors and companies operating in pharmaceutical, industrial engineering and industrial transportation sectors, respectively. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Impact of Finance Mergers and Acquisitions on Short-Term Performance of Acquiring Companies : An Event Study Focused on the British Isles

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Juan Jose Ramos Nogales; Kreshnik Elshani; [2020]
    Keywords : Event Study; Mergers and Acquisitions; Abnormal Returns; Cumulative Abnormal Returns; Market Model; Finance; British Isles.;

    Abstract : Background: Mergers and acquisitions (M&A’s) are common ways for businesses to expand, compete, and maintain in competitive business environments. A strongly debated question in literature is whether or not these M&A’s provide measurable benefits, as factors such as industry, geographic location, and regulations play key roles in the impacts of the M&A’s. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fatal accidents in the mining industry – do investors react rationally?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Björn Mattsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Finance; behavioral finance; market psychology; overreaction theory; efficient market hypothesis; mining; fatal accidents; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The mining industry is characterized by a hazardous working environment for its employed blue-collar workers and a general complexity of valuation for investors. By theories of behav-ioral finance, corporate social responsibility, and others outlined in the following, this makes a setting where one could plausibly expect reactions and even overreactions among investors to fatal accidents incurred among employed miners related to the mining operations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Does the U.S.-China trade war impact the Swedish stock market? : An event study of the impact on the Swedish stock market and which sectors that are the most affected by the trade war

    University essay from

    Author : Sebastian Gappel; Marcus Erlandsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Event Study; Trade War; Abnormal Return; Stock Market; Finance; Market Model;

    Abstract : There is an ongoing trade war between the two largest economies in the world. Since the trade war is still ongoing, few studies have been done to investigate how it affects the global economy. The purpose of this thesis is to analyze the trade war’s effect on the Swedish stock market between the 2nd of March 2018 when U.S. READ MORE

  5. 5. How much new information does a credit rating announcement convey to the financial markets? : A comparison before and after the 2008 global financial crisis

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS)

    Author : Simon Otterberg; August Zetterberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Event study; finance; credit rating; credit rating agency; information content; stock market;

    Abstract : Background: The credit rating agencies have been heavily contested and criticized. In addition to this, other informational sources may potentially deliver the information that the CRA is intended to provide. This may have changed their role in reducing information asymmetry in the financial market. READ MORE