Presentation and Testing of the Creeping Trend with Harmonic Weights Method in the Light of Sovereign CDS Prices


  • Renáta Géczi-Papp University of Miskolc



Credit Default Swap, forecast, creeping trend with harmonic weights, sovereign CDS


The prediction of financial indicators is not easy, as the influencing factors may change from time to time. The sovereign credit default swap (CDS) spread is a complex measure which helps evaluate country risk, and there are a number of quantitative and qualitative criteria that may have an impact on the price development. The study aims to present and test a relatively new method. Forecasting based on the creeping trend with harmonic weights allows us to manage
independent variables that are not constant in time. The study presents the method and illustrates its effectiveness through an empirical example, using the Hungarian and German five-year USD denominated quarterly CDS spreads.

Author Biography

Renáta Géczi-Papp, University of Miskolc

Assistant Lecturer


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How to Cite

Géczi-Papp, R. (2018). Presentation and Testing of the Creeping Trend with Harmonic Weights Method in the Light of Sovereign CDS Prices. Theory, Methodology, Practice - Review of Business and Management, 14(02), 25–37.