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Short selling in the Netherlands

Klamer, Daniel (2015) Short selling in the Netherlands.

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Abstract:An investor is always interested in the return of his investment. Combined with the different risk involved in short selling, it is an interesting subject. Academic literature has often tried to explain changes in return and find relations between the risk, characteristics of the stock and companies and other possible related subjects to the return of the investment. In this research the concept of short selling, the different reasons or motives for short selling will be described. A literature review will describe different aspect of short selling in relation to the market, informed trading and stock return. The objective is to find a relation between short selling and abnormal stock return in the Dutch stock market
Item Type:Essay (Master)
Faculty:BMS: Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Subject:85 business administration, organizational science
Programme:Business Administration MSc (60644)
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