Bolsa or NYSE: Price Discovery for Mexican Shares

27 Pages Posted: 5 Apr 2003

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Date Written: 2003

Abstract

Is price discovery and the calibration of news through American Depositary Receipts or Shares, traded in central markets, superseding local discovery in peripheral markets? This question remains very much open as the evidence we present on the durability of price innovations in two major Mexican stocks that are household words provides little support for the inevitable demise of local markets. Rather it appears that such markets may have some advantage in information efficiency that may compensate for the extra costs.

Keywords: Emerging stock markets, ADR, information efficiency

Keywords: Emerging stock markets, ADR, information efficiency, stock price discovery

JEL Classification: F36, G14

Suggested Citation

von Furstenberg, George M. and Tabora, Carlos B., Bolsa or NYSE: Price Discovery for Mexican Shares (2003). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=347460 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.347460

George M. Von Furstenberg (Contact Author)

Indiana University ( email )

Department of Economics
Wylie Hall, Indiana University
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United States
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HOME PAGE: http://mypage.iu.edu/~vonfurst/

Carlos B. Tabora

Independent ( email )

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