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Evaluation of the Impact of Corporate Events on the Dynamics of the Stock Prices of Troubled Russian Companies
This paper is dedicated to analyze stock price reaction of Russian financially distressed companies to different types of corporate news by applying common event study methodology. It was found that "good" news about restructuring and news that provide positive information about company's perspective lead to significantly positive excess returns. "Bad" news about restructuring, announcements of default and bankruptcy prognostications lead to significantly negative excess returns.