Price and trade size clustering: Evidence from the national stock exchange of India
Ajay Kumar Mishra and
The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 2018, vol. 68, issue C, 63-72
This paper investigates price and trade size clustering in individual trades executed in the NSE’s fully computerized order-driven trading system. We also examine intraday return and liquidity patterns for the NSE traded stocks. We find a strong evidence of size and price clustering for the traded stocks. Size clustering occurs in the multiples of 500 shares. We witness a decreasing relationship between price clustering and trade price decimals for the full sample. Our results are consistent after controlling for the trade frequency and market capitalization.
Keywords: Trade size clustering; Price clustering; Order driven market; Liquidity pattern; NSE (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: G20 G12 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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