The Halloween Effect Anomaly: Evidence from Some Arab Countries Equity Markets

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Author Abu Zarour, Bashar en_US
Available date 2009-11-25T12:41:40Z en_US
Publication Date 2007 en_US
Citation Studies of Business and Economics, 2007, Vol. 13, No. 1, Pages 68-76. en_US
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10576/6858 en_US
Abstract This paper examines the existence of the Halloween effect for sorne Arab countries equity markets. The data set used in this study constitutes of daily stock prices for 9 Arab equity markets in the Middle East region. Following Bouman and Jacobsen (2002), we use regression analysis with dummy variables to test for the existence of the Halloween effect in some Arabisn equity rnarkets; which is equivalent to a simple mean test. A highly significant Halloween efect documented for 7 out of 9 Arabic equity mqrkets in the Middle East region even after adjustments have been made for January ffict. en_US
Language en en_US
Publisher Qatar University en_US
Subject Arab Countries / Evidence en_US
Title The Halloween Effect Anomaly: Evidence from Some Arab Countries Equity Markets en_US
Type Article en_US
Pagination 68-76 en_US
Issue Number 1 en_US
Volume Number 13 en_US


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