AgPa #27: Forecasting DAX Index Changes

Forecasting index changes in the German DAX family (2020)
Friedrich‑Carl Franz
Journal of Asset Management 21, 135-153, URL

Is it possible to forecast and exploit changes in the composition of equity indices? This is the central question of this week’s AGNOSTIC Paper and the author introduces a quite interesting trading strategy for the German DAX family indices…

  • Index changes in the DAX family are predictable
  • Buying index additions and shorting deletions generated strong risk-adjusted returns

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