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Foreign equity trading and average stock-return volatility

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Foreign equity trading and average stock-return volatility. / Umutlu, Mehmet; Akdeniz, Levent; Altay-Salih, Aslihan.

In: The World Economy, Vol. 36, No. 9, 09.2013, p. 1209-1228.

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Umutlu, M, Akdeniz, L & Altay-Salih, A 2013, 'Foreign equity trading and average stock-return volatility', The World Economy, vol. 36, no. 9, pp. 1209-1228. https://doi.org/10.1111/twec.12011

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Umutlu, M., Akdeniz, L., & Altay-Salih, A. (2013). Foreign equity trading and average stock-return volatility. The World Economy, 36(9), 1209-1228. https://doi.org/10.1111/twec.12011

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Umutlu M, Akdeniz L, Altay-Salih A. Foreign equity trading and average stock-return volatility. The World Economy. 2013 Sep;36(9):1209-1228. https://doi.org/10.1111/twec.12011

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Umutlu, Mehmet ; Akdeniz, Levent ; Altay-Salih, Aslihan. / Foreign equity trading and average stock-return volatility. In: The World Economy. 2013 ; Vol. 36, No. 9. pp. 1209-1228.

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