Xiaoyan Zhang

Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance

Professor

No. 43, Chengdu Road

Haidian District

Beijing 100083

China

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

What Does Individual Option Volatility Smirk Tell Us About Future Equity Returns?

AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2008
Xiaoyan Zhang, Rui Zhao and Yuhang Xing
Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, BlackRock, Inc. and Rice University
Downloads 6,357 (1,457)
Citation 69

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stock return predictability, option-implied volatility smirks, cross-sectional asset pricing

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The Cross-Section of Volatility and Expected Returns

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Apr 2005
BlackRock, Inc, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Rice University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 3,851 (3,419)
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Systematic risk, stochastic volatility, idiosyncratic volatility

The Cross-Section of Volatility and Expected Returns

NBER Working Paper No. w10852
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2021
BlackRock, Inc, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Rice University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 1,779 (12,191)
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Tracking Retail Investor Activity

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 13 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2020
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Columbia University, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance and Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) - School of Finance
Downloads 4,589 (2,568)
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retail investor, price improvements, return predictability

Investing in Talents: Manager Characteristics and Hedge Fund Performances

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2008
Haitao Li, Rui Zhao and Xiaoyan Zhang
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business, BlackRock, Inc. and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 3,128 (4,864)
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hedge fund performance, manager characteristics, hedge fund flows

Investing in Talents: Manager Characteristics and Hedge Fund Performances

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Mar 2008
Haitao Li, Rui Zhao and Xiaoyan Zhang
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business, BlackRock, Inc. and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 314 (125,414)
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hedge fund performance, manager characteristics, hedge fund flows

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Shackling Short Sellers: The 2008 Shorting Ban

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2012
Ekkehart Boehmer, Charles M. Jones and Xiaoyan Zhang
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Columbia University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 3,305 (4,514)
Citation 65

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short selling, financial crisis, Section 12(k)(2)

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Citation 41

Aggregate Idiosyncratic Volatility

AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper, EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2011
Geert Bekaert, Robert J. Hodrick and Xiaoyan Zhang
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 1,863 (11,310)
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idiosyncratic volatility, trend test, regime switching model, diversification, return correlation, volatility dynamics, growth opportunities, variance premium, contagion

Aggregate Idiosyncratic Volatility

NBER Working Paper No. w16058
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 07 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Geert Bekaert, Robert J. Hodrick and Xiaoyan Zhang
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 36 (572,140)
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Aggregate Idiosyncratic Volatility

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 27 Dec 2010
Geert Bekaert, Robert J. Hodrick and Xiaoyan Zhang
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
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contagion, diversification, growth opportunities, idiosyncratic volatility, regime switching model, return correlation, trend test, variance premium, volatility dynamics

High Idiosyncratic Volatility and Low Returns: International and Further U.S. Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w13739
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2022
BlackRock, Inc, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Rice University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 731 (44,888)
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High Idiosyncratic Volatility and Low Returns: International and Further U.S. Evidence

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 91, pp. 1-23, January 2008
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Oct 2011
BlackRock, Inc, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Rice University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 673 (50,212)
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High Idiosyncratic Volatility and Low Returns: International and Further U.S. Evidence

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, BlackRock, Inc, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Rice University
Downloads 494 (74,342)
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idiosyncratic volatility, Fama-MacBeth regression

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Which Shorts are Informed?

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Mar 2006
Ekkehart Boehmer, Charles M. Jones and Xiaoyan Zhang
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Columbia University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 1,868 (11,481)
Citation 44

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short selling, return predictability, informed trading

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Citation 136

International Stock Return Comovements

ECB Working Paper No. 931
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2021
Geert Bekaert, Robert J. Hodrick and Xiaoyan Zhang
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 1,524 (15,563)
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Comovements, APT model, international diversification, correlation dynamics, industry-country debate, factor models, global market integration

International Stock Return Comovements

NBER Working Paper No. w11906
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2022
Geert Bekaert, Robert J. Hodrick and Xiaoyan Zhang
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 71 (421,554)
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International Stock Return Comovements

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Jan 2007
Geert Bekaert, Robert J. Hodrick and Xiaoyan Zhang
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
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International diversification, correlation dynamics, country debate, factor models, comovements

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Anticipating Uncertainty: Straddles Around Earnings Announcements

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 21 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2017
Chao Gao, Yuhang Xing and Xiaoyan Zhang
Australian National University, RSFAS, Rice University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 1,319 (19,670)
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Uncertainty, Volatility, Straddle, Earnings Announcement

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What Do Short Sellers Know?

Review of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2019
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Columbia University, University of Nebraska - Lincoln and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 1,308 (19,946)
Citation 11

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short selling, firm fundamentals news, private information, return decomposition, analysts

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The Rise of Reddit: How Social Media Affects Retail Investors and Short-sellers’ Roles in Price Discovery

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 02 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2021
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Columbia University, Northwestern University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 1,276 (20,704)

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social media, short selling, intraday trading, retail investors

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Understanding Retail Investors: Evidence from China

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 09 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Columbia University, Shanghai Stock Exchange, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance and Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) - School of Finance
Downloads 897 (34,418)

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Retail investors, Chinese stock market, return predictability, liquidity, information content

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Specification Test of International Asset Pricing Models

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Jul 2001
Xiaoyan Zhang
Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 760 (43,210)
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Government Affiliation and Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms in China

PBCSF-NIFR Research Paper, Journal of Empirical Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2021
Jinglin Jiang, Li Liao, Zhengwei Wang and Xiaoyan Zhang
Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 679 (50,305)

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Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms, Fintech, Government Affiliation, State-Owned Enterprise, Emerging Markets

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Can Shorts Predict Returns? A Global Perspective

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 03 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2021
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Central European UniversityNational University of Singapore, School of Finance - Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance and Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) - School of Finance
Downloads 649 (53,316)
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Stock Price Efficiency, Liquidity, Market Development, Short Sale Regulations, Short Selling

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Uncertainty Resolution Before Earnings Announcements

PBCSF-NIFR Research Paper
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 02 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2021
Chao Gao, Grace Xing Hu and Xiaoyan Zhang
Australian National University, RSFAS, PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 648 (53,433)

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Pre-Announcement Return, Earnings Announcements, Uncertainty Resolution

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Strategic Risk Shifting and the Idiosyncratic Volatility Puzzle

Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 182
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 31 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 29 Feb 2020
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Finance, Stanford University - Graduate School of Business, Rice University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 645 (53,732)
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risk-shifting, idiosyncratic volatility puzzle, profitability, agency conflict

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The Information Content of the Sentiment Index

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2015
Steven Sibley, Yanchu Wang, Yuhang Xing and Xiaoyan Zhang
Kelley School of Business, School of Finance - Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Rice University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 582 (61,199)
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investor sentiment index, return predictability, business cycle

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Potential Pilot Problems: Treatment Spillovers in Financial Regulatory Experiments

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 15-67
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2018
Ekkehart Boehmer, Charles M. Jones and Xiaoyan Zhang
Singapore Management University - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Columbia University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 460 (81,951)
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interference, short sales, short interest, tick test, Regulation SHO

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When Do Informed Short Sellers Trade? Evidence from Intraday Data and Implications for Informed Trading Models

Columbia Business School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2021
Danqi Hu, Charles M. Jones and Xiaoyan Zhang
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Columbia University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 357 (109,630)
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short selling, intraday trading, information content, off-exchange trading, dynamic informed trading models, institutional investors, retail investors

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Variance Risk Premiums in Emerging Markets

Number of pages: 93 Posted: 25 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2021
Fang Qiao, Lai Xu, Xiaoyan Zhang and Hao Zhou
University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) - School of Banking and Finance, Syracuse University, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance and SUSTech Business School
Downloads 324 (122,412)
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Variance risk premium, emerging markets, stock return predictability, currency return predictability, market integration, economic uncertainty

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Multinational Corporations and Stock Returns: International Evidence

PBCSF-NIFR Research Paper
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 13 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2021
Yeejin Jang, Xue Wang and Xiaoyan Zhang
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance, Nankai University - School of Finance and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 258 (154,646)
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multinational companies, international diversification, returns

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Risking or De-Risking: How Management Fees Affect Hedge Fund Risk-Taking Choices

PBCSF-NIFR Research Paper
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 17 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Chengdong Yin and Xiaoyan Zhang
Renmin University of China - School of Finance and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 256 (155,857)
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Hedge Fund, Risk-Taking, Incentive Fee, Management Fee, High-Water Mark

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The International Commonality of Idiosyncratic Variances

Columbia Business School Research Paper Forthcoming, PBCSF-NIFR Research Paper
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 11 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2021
Geert Bekaert, Xue Wang and Xiaoyan Zhang
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Nankai University - School of Finance and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 237 (167,998)

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return idiosyncratic variance, cash flow idiosyncratic variance, global commonality, countercyclical, state variables

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High Idiosyncratic Volatility and Low Returns: International and Further U.S. Evidence

Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 91, pp. 1-23, 2009
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2015
BlackRock, Inc, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Rice University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 236 (168,695)
Citation 78

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The China-U.S. Equity Valuation Gap

Number of pages: 101 Posted: 05 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2021
Geert Bekaert, Shuojia Ke and Xiaoyan Zhang
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 204 (193,583)
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Chinese stock prices, market integration, financial development, stock valuation, earnings yields, price earnings ratios, speculative trading

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Evaluating Asset Pricing Models Using the Second Hansen-Jagannathan Distance

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Mar 2008
Haitao Li, Yuewu Xu and Xiaoyan Zhang
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA-CREF) and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 192 (204,528)
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Stochastic Discount Factor, Specification Tests, Model Selection, HJ distance, Arbitrage

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Empirical Evaluation of Asset Pricing Models: Arbitrage and Pricing Errors in Contingent Claims

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 265
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 14 May 2014
Zhenyu Wang and Xiaoyan Zhang
Indiana University, Kelley School of Business and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 176 (220,666)
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asset pricing, arbitrage, contingent claims

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Hedge Fund Manager Compensation Contracts During Financial Crisis

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Aug 2012
Hui Zhao, Xiaoyan Zhang, Fei Pan and Kwei Tang
Purdue University - Department of Management, Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance, Purdue University - Department of Management and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
Downloads 134 (275,947)

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Hedge funds, high-water mark, incentive fee, competition, asymmetric information

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The Informational Role of Options Trading: Evidence from the Shanghai Stock Exchange 50ETF Options in China

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Jul 2021
Teng Ma and Xiaoyan Zhang
and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 80 (389,685)

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Put-call ratios, skewness ratios, China VIX Index, variance risk premium, stock return predictability, market timing

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Are Stock Returns Predictable in China? A Machine Learning Approach

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Nov 2021
huihang wu, xingkong wei and Xiaoyan Zhang
Postdoctoral Fellow, China Securities Co., Ltd. and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 68 (426,250)

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Return Prediction, Out-of-sample forecasts, Machine Learning, Fintech

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Pricing the Global Industry Portfolios

NBER Working Paper No. w9344
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Dec 2002 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2022
Brinson Partners, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Brinson Partners and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
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Evaluating the Specification Errors of Asset Pricing Models

NBER Working Paper No. w7661
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 May 2000 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2021
Robert J. Hodrick and Xiaoyan Zhang
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 65 (436,423)
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News Tone and Stock Return in Chinese Market

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Jan 2022
Huimin ge and Xiaoyan Zhang
PBCSF, Tsinghua University and Tsinghua University - PBC School of Finance
Downloads 25 (624,113)

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Media, tone, text-analysis, cross-sectional prediction.