Shumi M. Akhtar

The University of Sydney

Seneior Lecturer

University of Sydney Business School

corner of Codrington Street and Darlington Street

Chippendale, NSW 2006

Australia

http://www.firn.org.au

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Decomposing the Effect of Consumer Sentiment News - Evidence from US Stock and Stock Index Futures Markets

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2011
The University of Sydney, University of Queensland, University of Queensland - Business School and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area
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Consumer sentiment, behavioural finance, stock market

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Superannuation Fees and Asset Allocation

CIFR Paper No. 114/2016
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Aug 2016
University of Sydney - Finance Discipline, The University of Sydney, The University of Sydney - Discipline of Finance, University of Technology, Sydney - Finance Discipline Group and University of Sydney
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Superannuation funds, investment fees, administration fees, asset allocation

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Superannuation Fund Performance and Fund Fees

CIFR Paper No. 115/2016
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Aug 2016
University of Sydney - Finance Discipline, The University of Sydney, The University of Sydney - Discipline of Finance, University of Technology, Sydney - Finance Discipline Group and University of Sydney
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Investment fees, Performance evaluation, Superannuation funds

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The Power of Bad: The Negativity Bias in Consumer Sentiment Announcements on Stock Returns

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Jun 2010
The University of Sydney, University of Queensland, University of Queensland - Business School and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area
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Investor Sentiment, Stock Market Returns, Market Efficiency

Who Moves First? Price Discovery by Institutional and Retail Investors.

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Oct 2015
Zheng Wu, P. Joakim Westerholm and Shumi M. Akhtar
The University of Sydney, University of Sydney Business School and The University of Sydney
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Price Discovery

Who Moves First? Price Discovery by Institutional and Retail Investors

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Aug 2015
P. Joakim Westerholm, Shumi M. Akhtar and Zheng Wu
University of Sydney Business School, The University of Sydney and The University of Sydney
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price discovery

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Are Australian Superannuation Industry Fees Too High?

CIFR Paper No. 116/2016
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2016
University of Sydney - Finance Discipline, The University of Sydney, The University of Sydney - Discipline of Finance, University of Technology, Sydney - Finance Discipline Group and University of Sydney
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Multinationals’ Tax Evasion: A Financial and Governance Perspective

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 20 Mar 2017
Shumi M. Akhtar, Farida Akhtar, Kose John and Su-Wen Wong
The University of Sydney, Curtin University, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and The University of Sydney
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Tax evasion, multinational corporations, performance, corporate governance, country level governance.

8.

Intensity of Volatility Linkages in Islamic and Conventional Markets

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Jan 2017
Shumi M. Akhtar, Farida Akhtar, Maria Jahromi and Kose John
The University of Sydney, Curtin University, Australian National University (ANU) and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
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Volatility Correlations, International Markets, Contagion, Stochastic Volatility, Islamic Finance

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Does Corporate Governance Influence the Utilisation of Proceeds from External Financing? Evidence from Equity and Debt Issuance Activities

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 03 Jan 2017
Shumi M. Akhtar, Farida Akhtar and Ye Ye
The University of Sydney, Curtin University and University of Sydney, Business School, Discipline of Finance
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Corporate governance, Equity issuance, Debt issuance, Finance decisions

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Squeezing Suppliers or Liquidity Shortage?

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Sep 2017
Shumi M. Akhtar and Ye Ye
The University of Sydney and University of Sydney, Business School, Discipline of Finance
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Supplier, Trade credit, Late payment

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Strategic Default and Capital Structure Decision

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Jan 2017
Shumi M. Akhtar and Ye Ye
The University of Sydney and University of Sydney, Business School, Discipline of Finance
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Corporate governance, Equity issuance, Debt issuance, Finance decisions.

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Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Islamic and Conventional Stocks and Bonds

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 57, Issue 3, pp. 623-655, 2017
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Sep 2017
Shumi M. Akhtar and Maria Jahromi
The University of Sydney and Australian National University (ANU)
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Global financial crisis, International markets, Islamic stocks, Islamic bonds, Islamic finance

13.

Determinants of Capital Structure for Japanese Multinational and Domestic Corporations

International Review of Finance, Vol. 9, Issue 1-2, pp. 1-26, March/June 2009
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Jun 2009
Shumi M. Akhtar and Barry R. Oliver
The University of Sydney and University of Queensland - Business School
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Capital Structure and Business Cycles

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 52, pp. 25-48, 2012
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Shumi M. Akhtar
The University of Sydney
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Capital structure, Business cycle, Firm fixed effects, Unobserved permanent component

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Capital Structure of Multinational and Domestic Corporations – A Cross‐Country Comparison

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 57, Issue 2, pp. 319-349, 2017
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Jun 2017
Shumi M. Akhtar
The University of Sydney
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Multinationals, Capital structure, Short‐term debt, Long‐term debt

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The Asymmetric Impact of Consumer Sentiment Announcements on Australian Foreign Exchange Rates

Australian Journal of Management, Vol. 36, No. 3, 2011
Posted: 21 Dec 2011
Shumi M. Akhtar, Robert W. Faff and Barry R. Oliver
The University of Sydney, University of Queensland and University of Queensland - Business School

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asymmetry, foreign exchange markets, investor sentiment