CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction; 2. Theoretical Framework; 3. Review of Empirical Literature; 4. Size Effect in Indian Stock Market; 5. Seasonality and Cyclical Patterns in Return of Small and Large Firms Stock; 6. Firm Characteristics and Size Effect; 7. Sectoral Analyses of Small and Large Firms; Summary and Conclusions.
The book is an outcome of the extensive research work on Size Effect (common stock of small firm provide higher average risk adjusted returns and those of large firms), which is by far the most strongly documented CAPM anomaly, The primary objectives of the study are to test of size effect of Indian stock market over the period 1990-2003 and to identity the causes for its presence (or absence). The study, inter alia attempts to develop an empirical model for capturing size effect in India.