On the time scale behavior of equity-commodity links: Implications for portfolio management
Duc Khuong Nguyen,
Gazi Uddin () and
Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 2016, vol. 41, issue C, 30-46
We investigate the time-scale relationships between US equity and commodity markets. The empirical evidence from the risk-return profitability analysis based on the wavelet coherence measure shows that equity and commodity markets exhibit time-varying co-movement patterns and behave differently across investment horizons. Moreover, we find evidence of time-frequency causality between the two investigated markets. Our results can have important implications for optimal asset allocation and portfolio diversification.
Keywords: Causality; Multiscale analysis; Commodity markets; Co-movement; Diversification (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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