Covid-19 Pandemic Events Impact on various Sectors of BSE

Sathwik Teja Punna
Covid-19; Lock downs; Event study; Market Efficiency; Crisis; Pandemic; Stock Market.
This paper, study the short-term & Long-term market reactions for internal and external events of Indian stocks during the COVID-19 pandemic. Country-specific fiscal policy measures like 20lakh Crore economic package and Reduction of bank rates by RBI has been considered as short term events and negatively affected stock returns except for realty and metal sectors. Our results suggest that the stock market react differently to the different events like for Global emergency and Lockdown announcements, etc., in India. The pandemic events greatly affected the Banking, FMCG and Healthcare industries. However, the Realty, Telecom, and Metal industries have responded little strongly to the pandemic in a positive fashion.
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Received : 15 September 2020
Accepted : 19 December 2020
Published : 02 January 2021
DOI: 10.30726/ijmrss/v7.i4.2020.74027

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