The passing from the classical to the extended form of the Holiday Effect on the Euronext

  • Ramona Dumitriu "Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati
Keywords: Extended forms of the Calendar Anomalies, Holiday Effect


In some circumstances, the classical form of the Holiday Effect, consisting in abnormal returns that occur one trading day before and one trading day after a public holiday, could be replaced by an extended form, in which abnormal returns are found in an enlarged time interval. This paper explores the presence of  classical and extended form of the Holiday Effect on four indexes of Euronext capital market: AEX, CAC 40, ISEQ 20 and PSI 20. We perform this investigation for two periods: January 2000 - December 2011 and January 2012 - June 2020. For the first period the results suggest that classical form of the Holiday Effect predominated. Instead, for the second period we found abnormal returns in enlarged time intervals.


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Dumitriu, R. (2022). The passing from the classical to the extended form of the Holiday Effect on the Euronext. Vanguard Scientific Instruments in Management, 17. Retrieved from[]=251