Chulalongkorn University Theses and Dissertations (Chula ETD)

Other Title (Parallel Title in Other Language of ETD)


Year (A.D.)


Document Type

Independent Study

First Advisor

Narapong Srivisal


Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy (คณะพาณิชยศาสตร์และการบัญชี)

Department (if any)

Department of Banking and Finance (ภาควิชาการธนาคารและการเงิน)

Degree Name

Master of Science

Degree Level

Master's Degree

Degree Discipline





This paper aims to examine the usefulness of the Dynamic Conditional Correlation in the aspect of pair trade. Since one of the challenges in the pair trading is pair formation, this research would like to fulfill and find a new method for pair formation. Also, not only find the effective way to form pair we also examine whether this strategy can generate an abnormal return by constructs the portfolio where short one stock and long another one, by this investor can enjoy a 2-way price spread. The finding in this suggests that first by using Dynamic Conditional Correlation to form pair can generate higher of winning pair than losing pair. The secondary, abnormal return does exist in Stock Exchange of Thailand in a specific period. Also, using price information from extraordinary events can generate an annualized abnormal return around 39% higher than the normal period.



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