The European Financial Market Stress Index
Shaen Corbet ()
International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, 2014, vol. 4, issue 1, 217-230
This research constructs and develops a financial stress index based on European financial markets. The integration of numerous sovereign states has created difficulty identifying stress in any one single financial component, but incorporating twenty-three headline European stress indicators across equities, bonds and currencies, in terms of both spreads and levels offer substantial explanatory benefits. The incorporation of a logistical framework specifically analysing the levels, volatility and co-movement of the included standardised series enables the creation of an index that adequately represents financial market stress in European. Using periods of pre-defined crisis in a logistic regression framework also aids the development of the index. The results provide evidence that the European-specific sovereign crises from 2010 to present, with particular emphasis on the mid- 2011 period, have significantly over-shadowed any event that the financially-integrated Europe has previously experienced. Classification-JEL: G01; G15
Keywords: European financial crisis; financial market stress indicator; liquidity; stock markets. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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