Market risk premiums and the macroeconomy

Canadian evidence of stock market predictability
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Western Business School, University of Western Ontario , London, Ontario
Statementby John J. Schmitz.
SeriesWorking paper series / University of Western Ontario -- No.93-10, Working paper series -- No.93-10.
ContributionsUniversity of Western Ontario (Western Business School)
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ISBN 100771415613
OCLC/WorldCa35930248

Financial Market Risk Perceptions and the Macroeconomy Carolin Pfluegery Emil Siriwardanez Adi Sunderam§ September Abstract We propose a novel measure of risk perceptions: the price of volatile stocks (PVS t), defined as the book-to-market ratio of low-volatility stocks minus the book-to-market ratio of high-volatility stocks.

PVS. This study follows the second stream by examining the predictability of stock market returns, or more specifically stock market risk premiums, using observable macroeconomic state variables. Risk premiums have been shown by Ferson and Harvey () to account for the vast majority of the predictability of stock returns at the portfolio level Cited by: 3.

Abstract. We provide evidence that financial market risk perceptions are important drivers of economic fluctuations. We introduce a novel measure of risk perceptions: the price of volatile stocks (PVS t), defined as the book-to-market ratio of low-volatility stocks minus the book-to-market ratio of high-volatility t is high when perceived risk directly measured from surveys and Cited by: 1.

Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) statements, resolve uncertainty about the future course of the macroeconomy, and therefore asset prices react to these announcements instantaneously.

Empirically, a large fraction of the market equity premium is realized within a small number of trading days with signi cant macroeconomic announcements.

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on bond market risk premiums using international data, and optimal bond portfolio choice in the presence of macro-dependent market prices of risk, respectively.

2 A Canonical Gaussian Macro-DTSM with Un-spanned Macro Risks Figure 1plots the zero-coupon yield curves at the end of February, and February, (seeSection for details on. Market risk premium is the additional return on the portfolio because of the additional risk involved in the portfolio; essentially, the market risk premium is the premium return an investor has to get to make sure they can invest in a stock or a bond or a portfolio instead of risk-free securities.

This concept is based on the CAPM model, which. The market risk premium is the additional return that's expected on an index or portfolio of investments above the given risk-free rate.

The equity risk premium pertains only to stocks and. and %, respectively. Volatility risks account for about one-third of the total risk premium of human capital, and about one-half of risk premia of the aggregate and financial wealth portfolios. We show that the Macro-DCAPM-SV model is able to account for the observed dispersion in risk premia across book-to-market and size sorted portfolios.

Book chapter Full text access. Chapter 13 - Bond Pricing and the Macroeconomy. Gregory R. Duffee. Financial Risk Measurement for Financial Risk Management.

Torben G. Andersen, Francis X. Diebold. Market Liquidity—Theory and Empirical Evidence * Dimitri Vayanos, Jiang Wang. The average market risk premium in the United States remained at percent in This suggests that investors demand a slightly higher return for investments in that country, in exchange for.

Aging and the Macroeconomy: Long-Term Implications of an Older Population. National Academies Press. Simulation analyses suggest a sell-off of equities that will lead to an increase in the equity risk premium.

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The book covers a wide range of. Financial Market Risk Perceptions and the Macroeconomy Carolin Pflueger, Emil Siriwardane, Adi Sunderam. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in September NBER Program(s):Asset Pricing, Economic Fluctuations and Growth, Monetary Economics We propose a novel measure of risk perceptions: the price of volatile stocks (PVS t), defined as the book-to-market ratio of low-volatility.

1. Introduction. Economists have traditionally viewed futures prices as fully informative about future economic activity and asset prices and have remained silent on the role of open interest, or the amount of futures contracts outstanding (Samuelson,Grossman, ).The theory of backwardation implies that the risk premium depends only on the net supply–demand imbalance.

The financial instability and its spillover to the real sector have become a great challenge to macro-economic theory. The book takes a Keynesian theoretical perspective, representing an attempt to revive what Keynes stressed in his General Theory, namely the role of the financial market in macroeconomic gh this book is inspired and motivated by the Asian currency and Reviews: 1.

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Using modern risk management and financial engineering techniques applied to the macroeconomy, an economic value can be placed on the risks Reviews: 2.

Market risk premium is the difference between the expected return on a market portfolio and the risk-free rate. it is an important element of modern portfolio theory and discounted cash flow. We propose a novel measure of risk perceptions: the price of volatile stocks (PVS), defined as the book-to-market ratio of low-volatility stocks minus the book-to-market ratio of high-volatility stocks.

PVS is high when perceived risk directly measured from surveys and option prices is low. When perceived risk is high according to our measure, safe asset prices are high, risky asset prices are. discount-rate fluctuations, volatility risk is an important channel for understanding the macroeconomy and financial markets.

Bansal and Yaron () provide a structural framework to analyze volatility risk. In their model risk premia is increasing in volatility of aggregate wealth, and importantly, shocks to volatility carry a separate risk.

Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper introduces a new tail-risk measure based on the risk-neutral excess expected shortfall of a cross-section of stock returns. We propose a novel way to risk neutralize the returns without relying on option price information. Empirically, we illustrate our methodology by estimating a tail-risk measure over a long historical period based on a set of.

Nonparametric Tail Risk, Stock Returns, and the Macroeconomy. period based on a set of size and book-to-market portfolios.

We find that a risk premium is associated with long-short strategies. Credit Risk and the Macroeconomy. that an increase in the excess bond premium reflects a reduction in the risk appetite of the financial sector and, as a result, a contraction in the supply of.

This paper studies the relation between changes in financial investment opportunities and changes in the macroeconomy. States variables such as the lagged production growth rate, the default premium, the term premium, the short‐term interest rate and the market dividend‐price ratio are shown to be indicators of recent and future economic growth.

Nonparametric Tail Risk, Stock Returns and the Macroeconomy. 58 Pages Posted: 25 Apr Last illustrate our methodology by estimating a tail risk measure over a long historical period based on a set of size and book-to-market portfolios.

We find that a risk premium is associated with long-short strategies with portfolio sorts based on. account for about one-third of the total risk premium of human capital, and about one-half of risk premia of the aggregate and financial wealth portfolios.

We show that the Macro-DCAPM-SV model is able to account for the observed dispersion in risk premia across book-to-market and size sorted portfolios. The value spread in the. Downloadable. We show that volatility movements have first-order implications for consumption dynamics and asset prices. Volatility news affects the stochastic discount factor and carries a separate risk premium.

In the data, volatility risks are persistent and are strongly correlated with discount-rate news. This evidence has important implications for the return on aggregate wealth and the. Market risk can be defined as the risk of losses in on and off-balance sheet positions arising from adverse movements in market prices.

From a regulatory perspective, market risk stems from all the positions included in banks' trading book as well as from commodity and foreign exchange risk positions in the whole balance sheet. Traditionally, trading book portfolios consisted.

Yes. We study the time-varying risk patterns of value and growth stocks across business cycles. We find that the conditional market betas of value stocks covary positively with the expected market risk premium, and that value stocks are riskier than growth stocks in bad times when the expected market risk premium is high.

Volatility, the Macroeconomy and Asset Prices Ravi Bansal, Dana Kiku, Ivan Shaliastovich, Amir Yaron. NBER Working Paper No.

Issued in May NBER Program(s):Asset Pricing, Economic Fluctuations and Growth We show that volatility movements have first-order implications for consumption dynamics and asset prices.

Nonparametric Tail Risk, Stock Returns, and the Macroeconomy Caio Almeida1, Kym Ardison1, Rene´ Garcia2, and Jose Vicente3 1EPGE/FGV, Rio de Janeiro, 2Universite´ de Montre´al and Toulouse School of Economics and 3IBMEC Business School and Banco Central do Brasil Address correspondence to Caio Almeida, FGV-EPGE, Praia de Botafogo,Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, or.

respectively. Volatility risk accounts for about one-third of the total risk pre-mium of human capital, and about one-half of risk premia of the aggregate and financial wealth portfolios.

We show that the Macro-DCAPM-SV model is able to account for the observed dispersion in risk premia across book-to-market-and size-sorted portfolios. the risk premiums are also high during the Eurozone debt crisis.

This means that in periods of market stress and high CDS spreads, the increase in market risk aversion is even larger than the increase in default probabilities. Outside of the –nancial crisis, the variation in risk premiums .February 7, Financial Market Shocks and the Macroeconomy Avanidhar Subrahmanyam∗and Sheridan Titman∗∗ ∗Anderson Graduate School of Management, University of California at Los Angeles.

∗∗McCombs School of Business Administration, University of Texas at Austin; and the National Bureau of Economic Research. We thank Michael Brennan, Raghu Rau, Pedro Saffi, Dick Stapleton, Alex Tay. Financial markets such as the share market, the derivatives market, the debt market and the foreign exchange market all play an important role in the allocation of resources and key operations in the economy.

Financial markets offer a return for lenders and charge a rate of interest for those who borrow funds with the intention to pay it back.