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Capital market

Analysis of Decision Making Investment Stock Using Analysis Hierarchy Process (Ahp) (Published)

The capital market is one of the means for the company in improving the lon term funding needs, capital markets also have linkages with the financial services sector, both on the level of domestic, regional and international level. This research aims to see how alternative strategies should be taken by investors to the stock investment decisions, so that the benefit is expected. This research using methods of Analysis Hierarchy Process (AHP) to be able to determine which alternative strategies can be made by investors to invest in shares. Results of the study showed that the highest priority that can be taken that is investors should behave rationally with priority registration (70.6%), the second priority is the investor being intuition with priority registration (15.3%) and the third priority is the investors behave in emotional with priority registration (14.1%).

Keywords: Alternative Strategies, Analysis Hirerarchy Process (AHP), Capital market, Investors, Stock Price


This study further investigates the impact of capital market activities on economic growth in Nigeria using vector autoregressive (VAR) methodology. Capital market as a mechanism for economic development aids to provide alternative long term finance in the face of high cost of fund. While this crucial role has been over-emphasized by different scholars, but no attempt have been made to embark on a rigorous analysis, particularly, to demonstrate the feedback effect among variables included in a model explaining the relationship between capital market activities and economic growth. In order to address this problem, the study adopts VAR analysis. The investigation reveals that increase in capital market activities contributed significantly to economic growth. Also, the findings show that there is a long-run relationship between economic growth and capital market activities. The model proved to possess strong predictive ability using the values of mean absolute error (MAE) and root mean squares error (RMSE). The paper concluded that, economic growth could be enhanced by focusing on the salient capital market variables with appropriate policies and efficient infrastructural development

Keywords: Capital market, Co-integration and VAR, Unit roots, economic growth

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