The Effects Of Violent Events On The Mexican Stock Market

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Magali Valero
Jorge Valero-Gil


Violence, Financial Markets, Event Study, Mexico


We study the impact of violent events on the Mexican stock market, by using an event study approach. Our results show that the Mexican stock market reacts negatively to news of violent events. This news, however, have no spillover effects into other Latin American and emerging markets, nor to the U.S. market, where their occurrence was inconsequential.


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