Title:Oil price forecastability and economic uncertainty Author(s):BEKIROS, Stelios D.; GUPTA, Rangan; PACCAGNINI, AlessiaDate:2015Citation:
- Economics letters, 2015, Vol. 132, pp. 125–128
Type:ArticleAbstract:Information on economic policy uncertainty does matter in predicting the change in oil prices. We compare the forecastability of standard, Bayesian and time-varying VAR against univariate models. The time-varying VAR model ...
Title:The role of news-based uncertainty indices in predicting oil markets : a hybrid nonparametric quantile causality method Author(s):BEKIROS, Stelios D.; BALCILAR, Mehmet; GUPTA, RanganDate:2017Citation:
- Empirical economics : Journal of the Institute for Advanced Studies, 2017, Vol. 53, No. 3, pp. 879–889
Type:ArticleAbstract:A recent strand in the literature emphasizes the role of news-based economic policy uncertainty (EPU) and equity market uncertainty (EMU) as drivers of oil price movements. Against this backdrop, this paper uses a kth-order ...
Title:A non-linear approach for predicting stock returns and volatility with the use of investor sentiment indices Author(s):BEKIROS, Stelios D.; GUPTA, Rangan; KYEI, ClementDate:2016Citation:
- Applied economics, 2016, Vol. 48, No. 31, pp. 2895-2898
Type:ArticleAbstract:The popular sentiment-based investor index SBW introduced by Baker and Wurgler (2006, 2007) is shown to have no predictive ability for stock returns. However, Huang et al. (2015) developed a new investor sentiment index, ...