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Publication Type : Journal Article
Publisher : International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy
Source : International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy (ABDC - C Category), Volume 13, Issue 1 (2020)
Campus : Kochi
School : Department of Management, School of Business
Department : Department of Management
Year : 2019
Abstract : Emerging markets have benefited from positive cross-border flows primarily due to a favourable growth differential relative to similar markets. However, the benefits from international flows have been sub-optimal due to the relatively weak information environment. In this paper, we compare the return forecasting power of international and domestic institutional investors using a comprehensive equity holdings dataset of Indian firms for the period 2001-2017. Each year-quarter, we run separate cross-sectional regressions of one-quarter ahead stock returns on the level holdings of domestic and foreign investors and several control variables. The results show that international institutional investors are at a disadvantage relative to domestic institutions in predicting future returns. Further, the predictive power of domestic institutional investor demand is superior for firms in the smallest size quartile relative to the largest size quartile.
Cite this Research Publication : V. Gopikumar, Smitha Nair, Krishnan, A., and R., S. V., “A Comparison of the Return Forecasting Power of Domestic and International Equity Investors: Evidence from India”, International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy (ABDC - C Category), vol. 13, no. 1, 2020.