Journal article

Comment on: Price Discovery in High Resolution*

James Brugler, Carole Comerton-Forde

Journal of Financial Econometrics | Oxford University Press (OUP) | Published : 2020

Abstract

The microstructure literature comprises a rich set of papers that seek to understand pricing dynamics at a granular level, commonly exploring the joint dynamics of bids, asks and last sale prices. Its focus is on identifying innovations in prices and separating permanent price impacts from transient effects. Hasbrouck (1995) provides a tool that has been extensively utilized in the literature to examine these dynamics in many different market contexts over the last two decades.1 However, the evolution of markets over this period, most notably the exponential growth in the volume of data and the increasing importance of trading speed has made the application of Hasbrouck’s (1995) method and o..

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