PAIR TRADING STRATEGY IN INDIAN CAPITAL MARKET: INTRODUCTION(1)

INTRODUCTION(1)

The market efficiency theory has been tested by different types of research. Such concept assumes, on its weak form, that the past trading information of a stock is reflected on its value, meaning that historical trading data has no potential for predicting future behavior of asset’s prices. The main theoretical consequence of this concept is that no logical rules of trading based on historical data should have a significant positive excessive return over some benchmark portfolio.

In opposition to the market efficiency theory, several papers have showed that past information is able, in some extent, to explain future stock market returns. Such predictability can appear in different ways, including time anomalies (day of the weak effect) and correlation between the asset’s returns and others variables. A respectable amount of papers have tried to use quantitative tools in order to model the market and build trading rules. The basic idea of this type of research is to look for some kind of pattern in the historical stock price behavior and, using only historical information, take such pattern into account for the creation of long and short trading positions.

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