The Only Way Is Up? Match Outcome And Stock Price Reactions Of Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA

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We use stock market data for Borussia Dortmund GmbH & Co. KGaA - one of the leading German football clubs - for an application of the news model. Due to the specific characteristics of the news generating process, the case of a publicly traded sport club is a very appropriate candidate for testing this model. By applying a traditional as well as a reversed news model we elaborate whether new information can explain subsequent changes in the stock price of Borussia Dortmund. We find that sport as well as corporate governance related variables are important drivers of the stock price.

Title of host publicationMyths and facts about football: The economics andpsychology of the world's greatest sport
EditorsPatric Andersson, Peter Ayton, Carsten Schmidt
Number of pages26
PublisherCambridge Scholars Press
Publication date2008
Pages393 - 418
ISBN (Print)1443801143
StatePublished - 2008

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  • News Model, Football Industry, Betting Odds, Stock Market,