SEQUENTIAL TESTING FOR THE STABILITY OF HIGH-FREQUENCY PORTFOLIO BETAS
Marie Hušková and
Josef G. Steinebach
Econometric Theory, 2012, vol. 28, issue 04, 804-837
Despite substantial criticism, variants of the capital asset pricing model (CAPM) remain to this day the primary statistical tools for portfolio managers to assess the performance of financial assets. In the CAPM, the risk of an asset is expressed through its correlation with the market, widely known as the beta. There is now a general consensus among economists that these portfolio betas are time-varying and that, consequently, any appropriate analysis has to take this variability into account. Recent advances in data acquisition and processing techniques have led to an increased research output concerning high-frequency models. Within this framework, we introduce here a modified functional CAPM and sequential monitoring procedures to test for the constancy of the portfolio betas. As our main results we derive the large-sample properties of these monitoring procedures. In a simulation study and an application to S&P 100 data we show that our method performs well in finite samples.
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (8) Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
https://journals.cambridge.org/abstract_S0266466611000673 link to article abstract page (text/html)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:cup:etheor:v:28:y:2012:i:04:p:804-837_00
Access Statistics for this article
More articles in Econometric Theory from Cambridge University Press Cambridge University Press, UPH, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge CB2 8BS UK.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Keith Waters ().