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Low liquidity beta anomaly in China (2021)
Journal Article
Frömmel, M., Han, X., Li, Y., & Vigne, S. A. (in press). Low liquidity beta anomaly in China. Emerging markets review, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ememar.2021.100832

The conventional risk-based theory does not reconcile with the liquidity-beta anomaly in China: Low liquidity-beta stocks outperform high liquidity-beta stocks on a risk-adjusted basis. This striking pattern is robust to different weighting schemes,... Read More about Low liquidity beta anomaly in China.

The role of hedge funds in the asset pricing: evidence from China (2021)
Journal Article
Zhang, J., Zhang, W., Li, Y., & Feng, X. (in press). The role of hedge funds in the asset pricing: evidence from China. The European journal of finance, 1-25. https://doi.org/10.1080/1351847X.2021.1929373

We document that hedge funds nurture mispricing in the Chinese financial market. We examine the relationship between hedge fund holdings and the degree of mispricing, assuming that hedge funds’ stock holdings are mainly for arbitrage and not for hedg... Read More about The role of hedge funds in the asset pricing: evidence from China.

Was a deterioration in ‘connectedness’ a leading indicator of the European sovereign debt crisis? (2021)
Journal Article
Pantelous, A. A., Hamill, P. A., Hamill, P., Li, Y., Pantelous, A., Vigne, S. A., & Waterworth, J. (2021). Was a deterioration in ‘connectedness’ a leading indicator of the European sovereign debt crisis?. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2021.101300

This paper investigates network connectedness of European sovereign bond markets from 2005 to 2011. To overcome weaknesses in alternative methodologies to estimate network connectedness we adopt the unified methodology recommended by Diebold and Yilm... Read More about Was a deterioration in ‘connectedness’ a leading indicator of the European sovereign debt crisis?.

Same same but different – Stylized facts of CTA sub strategies (2021)
Journal Article
Erdős, P., Li, Y., Liu, R., & Mende, A. (2021). Same same but different – Stylized facts of CTA sub strategies. International review of financial analysis, 74, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2021.101657

Using a unique dataset of daily returns of 89 programmes of Commodity Trading Advisors (CTA), we investigate the distributional properties of CTA strategies including trend following, fundamental and contrarian strategies. We find that daily data exh... Read More about Same same but different – Stylized facts of CTA sub strategies.

Bayesian Value-at-Risk backtesting: The case of annuity pricing (2021)
Journal Article
Leung, M., Li, Y., Pantelous, A. A., & Vigne, S. A. (in press). Bayesian Value-at-Risk backtesting: The case of annuity pricing. European journal of operational research, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2020.12.051

We propose new Unconditional, Independence and Conditional Coverage VaR-forecast backtests for the case of annuity pricing under a Bayesian framework that significantly minimise the direct and indirect effects of p-hacking or other biased outcomes in... Read More about Bayesian Value-at-Risk backtesting: The case of annuity pricing.

Order book price impact in the Chinese soybean futures market (2021)
Journal Article
Jin, M., Kearney, F., Li, Y., & Yang, Y. C. (in press). Order book price impact in the Chinese soybean futures market. International journal of finance & economics : IJFE, https://doi.org/10.1002/ijfe.2439

We study the price impact of order flow in the world's largest soybean meal futures markets. Our intraday results indicate that incoming orders can be used to explain and predict future price changes. Our results are shown to be robust to various ord... Read More about Order book price impact in the Chinese soybean futures market.