Risk and Return Relationship in Stock Market and Commodity Prices: A Comprehensive Study of Pakistani Markets
World Applied Sciences Journal, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 470-481, 2011
12 Pages Posted: 19 Jul 2011
Date Written: June 3, 2011
The objective of this study is to determine the risk and return relationship on the basis of univariate modeling approach. This study is helpful to analyze the asymmetric nature of data including the seasonal affect and non linear properties in risk and return relationship scenario. In this study, monthly data was used regarding gold price, cotton prices and sugar price along with KSE 100 index. The data span of all variables cover the time period from July 1998 to July 2008. The overall results indicate that asymmetric and seasonal effect is present in commodities market and stock market. But the asymmetric properties and seasonal effect is most dominant in stock market prices comparative to other commodities.
Keywords: Risk and return relationship, Commodities, Stock market prices, Univariate modeling approach
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