Do World Cup Football Matches Affect Istanbul Stock Exchange?

8 Pages Posted: 26 Apr 2005

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Ekrem Tufan

Canakkale Onsekiz Mart Universtiy, Canakkale Faculty of Applied Sciences; Canakkale Faculty of Applied Sciences, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University

Date Written: May 2004

Abstract

This study documents whether investor's performance and mood being affected football matches like other market-excluded factors or not. If this assumption consider as a truth then market prices could be affected substantially and market anomalies could be observed. It also means that an active trading strategy can be based on this anomaly and can be beaten market.

This paper examines world cup football matches affect on the Istanbul Stock Exchange 100 (ISE100) Index returns and the weak form efficiency for ISE with a different approach.

To test the market anomaly it will be used descriptive statistics and Mann-Whitney U Test.

Keywords: World Cup Football Matches Effect, Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE), Mann-Whitney U Test

JEL Classification: G14, G15

Suggested Citation

Tufan, Ekrem and Tufan, Ekrem, Do World Cup Football Matches Affect Istanbul Stock Exchange? (May 2004). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=705343 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.705343

Ekrem Tufan (Contact Author)

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Canakkale Onsekiz Mart Universtiy, Canakkale Faculty of Applied Sciences ( email )

Terzioglu Yerleskesi
Zemin Kat, No:3
Canakkale, 17100
Turkey
+90 286 218 00 18 (12018) (Phone)
+90 218 05 47 (Fax)

HOME PAGE: http://etufan.wordpress.com

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