EFFECT OF CRUDE OIL PRICE SHOCK ON STOCK MARKETS OF INDIA
Dr. Bhaskar Bagchi
The present study makes an attempt to investigate the effect of sharp continuous surging crude oil prices on stock market indices of India, and also the long-term and short term relationships between crude oil prices and stock indices. The period of the study spans from July 2009 to December 2016.We have found surge in oil price has positive correlation with equity indices and negative correlation with the exchange rates. The result is suited with the existing economic theory. Multivariate cointegration techniques along with vector error correction mechanism have been applied in the study.
KEYWORDS: crude oil prices; emerging economy; exchange rates; oil price shock; stock indices.
JEL code: M210