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Journal of Applied Sciences
  Year: 2012 | Volume: 12 | Issue: 12 | Page No.: 1274-1281
DOI: 10.3923/jas.2012.1274.1281
 
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Performance of Islamic Indices in Malaysia FTSE Market: Empirical Evidence from CAPM

Hooi Hooi Lean and Parham Parsva

Abstract:
The Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) has been examined extensively for common stock return and index return. However, the examination with Islamic stocks is limited. This paper investigates the relationship between return and market risk for the Islamic stocks in Malaysia Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) market. FTSE Bursa Malaysia EMAS Shariah Index (FBMSHA) and FTSE Bursa Malaysia Hijrah Shariah Index (FBMHS) are proxy for the Islamic portfolio. The finding provides some new insights on the performance of Islamic stocks in Malaysia FTSE market through stating the hypothesis that the risk of the Islamic indices is high in a downturn economic status in comparison with a normal period.
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How to cite this article:

Hooi Hooi Lean and Parham Parsva, 2012. Performance of Islamic Indices in Malaysia FTSE Market: Empirical Evidence from CAPM. Journal of Applied Sciences, 12: 1274-1281.

DOI: 10.3923/jas.2012.1274.1281

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jas.2012.1274.1281

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