|Title:||An empirical evaluation of non-linear trading rules||Authors:||Andrada Félix, Julián
García Artiles,María Dolores
Fernández Rodríguez, Fernando
Sosvilla Rivero,Simón Javier
|UNESCO Clasification:||5302 Econometría||Keywords:||Bolsa de valores
|Issue Date:||2003||Publisher:||1558-3708||Journal:||Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics||Abstract:||In this paper we investigate the profitability of non-linear trading rules based on nearest neighbour (NN) predictors. Applying this investment strategy to the New York Stock Exchange for the 1997-2002 period, our results suggest that, taking into account transaction costs, the NN-based trading rule is superior to both a risk-adjusted buy-and-hold strategy and a linear ARIMA-based strategy in terms of returns for all of the years studied, except for 2000 and 2001. In addition, the NN-based trading rule produces higher net returns than those from a simple buy-and-hold strategy, except for 1997. Regarding other profitability measures, the NN-based trading rule yields higher Sharpe ratios than the ARIMA-based strategy for all of the years in the sample except for 2001. As for 2001, in 36 out of the 101 cases considered, the ARIMA-based strategy gives higher Sharpe ratios than those from the NN-trading rule, in 18 cases the opposite is true, and in the remaining 36 cases both strategies yield the same ratios.||URI:||http://hdl.handle.net/10553/48010||ISSN:||1558-3708||DOI:||10.2202/1558-3708.1160||Source:||Studies In Nonlinear Dynamics And Econometrics[ISSN 1081-1826],v. 7 (3), (Octubre 2003)|
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