Klaus Grobys

University of Vaasa

Assistant Professor of Finance

P.O. Box 700

Wolffintie 34

FIN-65101 Vaasa

Finland

University of Jyväskyla

Jyväskyla

Finland

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Scholarly Papers (46)

1.

Is Currency Momentum a Hedge for Global Economic Risk?

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2016
University of Vaasa, University of Vaasa - Department of Accounting and Finance and Texas A&M University - Department of Finance
Downloads 435 (84,398)
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Return dispersion, Momentum, Currency markets, Global economic risk

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Risk-Managed Industry Momentum and Momentum Crashes

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2017
University of Vaasa, Inderes Oy and University of Vaasa, Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 392 (95,195)
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asset pricing, momentum crash, industry momentum, optionality effect

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Another Look at Value and Momentum: Volatility Spillovers

Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Vol. 55, pp. 1459-1479, 2020
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2020
Klaus Grobys and Sami Vähämaa
University of Vaasa and University of Vaasa
Downloads 311 (123,200)
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Asset pricing, value effect, momentum effect, volatility spillovers, volatility spillover index

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Return Dispersion and Investment Anomalies

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2016
Klaus Grobys and James W. Kolari
University of Vaasa and Texas A&M University - Department of Finance
Downloads 187 (202,624)

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Return dispersion, anomalies, asset pricing

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Risk-Managed 52-Week High Industry Momentum, Momentum Crashes, and Hedging Macroeconomic Risk

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2017
Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa
Downloads 182 (207,517)
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asset pricing, momentum crash, industry momentum, optionality effect, 52-week high momentum

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Choosing Factors: The International Evidence

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2019
Klaus Grobys and James W. Kolari
University of Vaasa and Texas A&M University - Department of Finance
Downloads 173 (216,755)

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risk factors, maximum squared Sharpe ratio, asset pricing models, spanning regressions

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Predicting Cryptocurrency Defaults

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 May 2019 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2019
Niranjan Sapkota and Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa and University of Vaasa
Downloads 151 (243,097)
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Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Bankruptcy, Default, Credit Risk, Linear Discriminant Analysis

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Downloads 147 (248,435)
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bitcoin, coronavirus, COVID-19, hedging, financial technology

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Is There a Credit Risk Anomaly in FX Markets?

Finance Research Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 26 May 2016
Klaus Grobys and Jari-Pekka Heinonen
University of Vaasa and University of Vaasa - Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 134 (267,316)
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Credit risk, FX markets, currency markets, carry trade, anomaly

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Blockchain Consensus Protocols, Energy Consumption and Cryptocurrency Prices

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2019
Niranjan Sapkota and Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa and University of Vaasa
Downloads 127 (278,259)
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Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Consensus protocol, Energy efficiency, Momentum

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Another Look at Industry Momentum and the Cross Section of Expected Returns

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Feb 2015
Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa
Downloads 114 (300,847)

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Industry momentum, Industry affiliation, Industry momentum factor, Asset growth, Credit rating, Cross section of expected returns

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On the Stability of Stablecoins

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Mar 2021
University of Vaasa, Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics, Texas A&M University - Department of Finance and University of Vaasa
Downloads 108 (312,413)

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Bitcoin, financial technology, power laws, spillovers, stablecoins, volatility

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Combining Value and Momentum: Evidence from the Nordic Equity Market

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Aug 2018
Klaus Grobys and Topi Huhta-Halkola
University of Vaasa and University of Vaasa - Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 108 (312,413)

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nordic stock markets, value, momentum, average ranking method, negative correlation

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Momentum Crash, Credit Risk and Optionality Effects in Bear Markets and Crisis Periods: Evidence from the US Stock Market

Applied Economics Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 26 May 2016
Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa
Downloads 102 (324,697)

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Credit risk, Optionality, Momentum, Bear market states, Financial crisis, trading strategy

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Are Momentum Crashes Pervasive Regardless of Strategy? Evidence from the Foreign Exchange Market

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Jul 2016
Klaus Grobys and Jesper Haga
University of Vaasa and Hanken School of Economics - Department of Finance and Statistics
Downloads 101 (326,799)

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asset pricing, international financial markets, momentum crash, foreign exchange markets, currency markets.

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Option-Implied Volatility Spillovers between Risk Factors in FX Markets and States of the Global Economy

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Feb 2016
Klaus Grobys and Jari-Pekka Heinonen
University of Vaasa and University of Vaasa - Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 89 (354,156)
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Volatility spillovers, currency markets, G10 currencies, option-implied volatility, risk factors, expected volatility, expected portfolio volatility

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Does Option-Implied Cross-Sectional Return Dispersion Forecast Realized Cross-Sectional Return Dispersion? Evidence from the G10 Currencies

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 26 May 2016
Klaus Grobys and Jari-Pekka Heinonen
University of Vaasa and University of Vaasa - Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 87 (359,131)

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Return dispersion, currency markets, G10 currencies, implied cross-sectional return dispersion

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Factor Momentum, Investor Sentiment, and Option-Implied Volatility-Scaling

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Jun 2020
Jere Rutanen and Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa and University of Vaasa
Downloads 82 (372,288)

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sset pricing, factor momentum, investor sentiment, option-implied volatility scaling, VIX

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Contagion of Uncertainty: Transmission of Risk from the Cryptocurrency Market to the Foreign Exchange Market

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Jun 2019
Klaus Grobys and Niranjan Sapkota
University of Vaasa and University of Vaasa
Downloads 80 (377,773)
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Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Volatility Spillover, Foreign Exchange, G10 Currency

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Asset Market Equilibria in Cryptocurrency Markets: Evidence from a Study of Privacy and Non-Privacy Coins

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Jun 2019
Niranjan Sapkota and Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa and University of Vaasa
Downloads 78 (383,274)
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Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Privacy Coins, Non-Privacy Coins, Market Equilibria

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Option-Implied Volatility-Managed Asset Pricing Risk Factors and Resurrection of the Value Factor

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Oct 2019
Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa
Downloads 77 (386,157)

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option-implied volatility, risk factors, asset pricing models, volatility-managing

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Speculation and Lottery-Like Demand in Cryptocurrency Markets

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 08 May 2020
Klaus Grobys and Juha-Pekka Junttila
University of Vaasa and Jyväskylä University School of Business and Economics
Downloads 73 (397,936)
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MAX, lottery-like demand, cryptocurrency, Financial Technology, FinTech, gambling

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Corruption, Carry Trades, and the Cross Section of Currency Returns

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 May 2017 Last Revised: 15 May 2017
Klaus Grobys and Jari-Pekka Heinonen
University of Vaasa and University of Vaasa - Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 72 (400,961)

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Corruption, corruption perceptions, corruption risk, FX markets, currency markets

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On Survivor Stocks in the S&P 500 Stock Index

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Jun 2021
Klaus Grobys and James W. Kolari
University of Vaasa and Texas A&M University - Department of Finance
Downloads 66 (420,126)

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Asset pricing, S&P 500 index, survivor stocks, risk factors, momentum

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Volatility-Managing International Equity Risk Factors

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Mar 2018
Klaus Grobys and Janne Jaakko Äijö
University of Vaasa and University of Vaasa, Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 59 (444,353)

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asset pricing, risk factors, volatility-managing, risk-managing, global equity markets

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On the Tail Risk of Cyberattacks in the Bitcoin Market

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Jan 2021
University of Vaasa, University of Vaasa and University of Vaasa
Downloads 55 (459,118)

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Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Cyberattacks, Financial technology, Extreme-Value-Theory, Dual distribution, Hacking incidents

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When the Blockchain Does Not Block: On Hackings and Uncertainty in the Cryptocurrency Market

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 11 May 2020
Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa
Downloads 53 (466,712)
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Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Volatility, Contagion, Hackings, Cyberattacks

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What Do We Know About the Second Moment of Financial Markets?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Jun 2021
Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa
Downloads 47 (491,408)

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Education, Finance, Pareto distributions, Power laws, Second moment, Variance

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How Much Are We Willing To Lose in Cyberspace? On the Tail Risk of Scam in the Market for Initial Coin Offerings

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Jan 2021
University of Vaasa, University of Vaasa and University of Vaasa
Downloads 47 (491,408)

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Crowd funding, Financial technology, Fraud, Initial Coin Offering, Plug-in estimation, Scam.

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Fear Sells: Determinants of Fund-Raising Success in the cross-section of Initial Coin Offerings

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 11 May 2021 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2021
Niranjan Sapkota and Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa and University of Vaasa
Downloads 43 (509,123)

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Initial Coin Offering (ICO), Natural Language Processing (NLP), Sentiment Dictionaries, Deep Learning, Artificial Neural Networks (ANN)

31.

Identifying Portfolio-Based Risk Factors in Foreign Exchange Markets

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Feb 2018
Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa
Downloads 39 (528,042)

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Asset Pricing, Carry Risk Factor, Currency Momentum, Foreign Exchange Market

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Downloads 30 (575,712)
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GRS Test, Wald Test, Dynamic Correlation, Conditional Heteroskedasticity

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Equilibrium in Asset Prices: Evidence from Cryptocurrencies

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Jun 2019
Klaus Grobys and Niranjan Sapkota
University of Vaasa and University of Vaasa
Downloads 27 (593,938)

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Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Market Equilibrium, Cointegration

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Returns to Public Debt: The US Federal Budget Deficit and the Cross Section of Equity Returns

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Feb 2015
Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa
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Asset pricing, US federal budget deficit, Equity returns, Macroeconomic risk

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GRS test, Wald test, dynamic correlation, conditional heteroskedasticity

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Growth in Average Firm Size of U.S. Industrial Portfolios and the Cross-Section of Expected Returns

Posted: 10 May 2018 Last Revised: 27 May 2018
Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa

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asset pricing, industry portfolios, growth in average firm size, risk factor

37.

Is the Asset Growth Anomaly Driven by Macroeconomic States?

Applied Economics Letters, Forthcoming
Posted: 12 Feb 2016
Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa

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Return dispersion, stock price dispersion, macroeconomic conditions, asset growth anomaly, asset growth effect

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Identifying Portfolio-Based Systematic Risk Factors in Equity Markets

Finance Research Letters, Forthcoming
Posted: 06 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2016
Klaus Grobys and Jesper Haga
University of Vaasa and Hanken School of Economics - Department of Finance and Statistics

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asset pricing model, betting-against-beta factor, quality factor, investment factor, profitability factor

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The Market Price of Credit Risk and Economic States

Empirical Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2015
Klaus Grobys and Jesper Haga
University of Vaasa and Hanken School of Economics - Department of Finance and Statistics

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Asset pricing, Credit rating, Credit risk, Economic states, Business cycle, Market price of credit risk

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Another Look at Momentum Crashes: Momentum in the European Monetary Union

Applied Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 14 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2015
Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa

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European Monetary Union, Market integration, Momentum crash, European stocks, Sovereign European Debt Crisis, Financial Crisis

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Are Volatility Spillovers between Currency and Equity Market Driven by Economic States? Evidence from the US Economy

Economics Letters, Vol. 127, 2015
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2015
Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa

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Volatility spillover index, Currency markets, Equity markets, Economic states, Economic turbulence

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Momentum, Sovereign Credit Ratings and Global Equity Markets

Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 21, No. 18, 2014
Posted: 29 Jan 2015
Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa

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asset pricing, global equity markets, international stock indices, credit rating, momentum

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Size Distortions of the Wild Bootstrapped HCCME-Based LM Test for Serial Correlation in the Presence of Asymmetric Conditional Heteroskedasticity

Empirical Economics, Vol. 48, 2015
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2015
Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa

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Asymmetric heteroskedasticity, Serial correlation, Wild bootstrap, HCCME-based LM test, Simulation

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Idiosyncratic Volatility and Global Equity Markets

Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 22, No. 5, 2015
Posted: 29 Jan 2015
Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa

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Idiosyncratic Volatility, global equity markets, international stock indices, business cycle

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An Empirical Analysis of Changes of the Impact of Federal Budget Deficits on Stock Market Returns: Evidence from the US Economy

Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 20, No. 9, 2013
Posted: 29 Jan 2015
Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa

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federal budget deficits, stock markets, Granger Causality, impulse response

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Momentum in Global Equity Markets in Times of Troubles: Does the Economic State Matter?

Economics Letters, Vol. 123, 2014
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2015
Klaus Grobys
University of Vaasa

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Momentum, Global equity markets, International stock indices, Business cycle