© 2015 Elsevier Inc. We are among the first to provide evidence for the BRICS countries on the predictability of stock returns using macroeconomic, macro-financial and US/global variables and find that there is predictability for all the countries. We consider both in-sample and out-of-sample tests. The gains in predictability are primarily available one quarter ahead, but in some cases, two and four quarters ahead.
Published inInternational Review of Economics and Finance
Pages122 - 143
CitationSOUSA, R.M., VIVIAN, A. and WOHAR, M.E., 2016. Predicting asset returns in the BRICS: The role of macroeconomic and fundamental predictors. International Review of Economics and Finance, 41, pp. 122-143.
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NotesThis paper was accepted for publication in the journal International Review of Economics and Finance and the definitive published version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.iref.2015.09.001