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Impact of Political Events on Stock Market: Evidence from Pakistan

@article{Mahmood2014ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of Political Events on Stock Market: Evidence from Pakistan},
  author={S. Mahmood and M. Irfan and Saeed Iqbal and M. Kamran and A. Ijaz},
  journal={Journal of Asian Business Strategy},
  year={2014},
  volume={4},
  pages={163-174}
}
In this paper it is examined that how much political events impact the KSE-100 index returns, fifty major political events are selected from the period of 1998 to 2013. To calculate the abnormal returns, event study methodology is applied and KSE-100 index returns data for 30 days before and 60 days after happening of an event are also collected. Results of each window verify that negative abnormal returns are observed some days before and some days after happening of an event. This study helps… Expand
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