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Examining futures price changes and volatility on the trading day after a limit‐lock day

Chul Woo Park

Journal of Futures Markets, 2000, vol. 20, issue 5, 445-466

Abstract: This paper examines the effect that price limits have on futures prices by testing what happens to price changes and volatility on the trading day following a limit‐lock day. The results show evidence that prices continue to rise on average the day after an up‐limit day. In addition, limits appear to influence price volatility for some but not all of the futures contracts. However, since the findings vary across the different commodity futures contracts, it is likely that limits do not directly impact price volatility. © 2000 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Jrl Fut Mark 20:445–466, 2000

Date: 2000
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