Pengaruh Debat Calon Presiden Indonesia 17 Februari 2019 Terhadap Abnormal Return Dan Trading Volume Activity

(Studi Kasus pada Perusahaan Indeks LQ45 di Bursa Efek Indonesia)

  • Adela Putri Hartanto Universitas Katolik Parahyangan
  • Sylvia Fettry Universitas Katolik Parahyangan
Keywords: debat calon presiden Indonesia 17 Februari 2019, peristiwa politik, Abnormal Return, Trading Volume Activity.


The debates of the Indonesian presidential candidates 17 February 2019 represented the process of political education for the public to be able to participate in determining the presidential and vice-presidential candidates. The public and investors certainly want a presidential and vice-presidential candidate who can bring Indonesia to become a better country. This certainly can be a driving factor for investors to invest in Indonesia and can have an impact on improving a country's economy. This research was conducted to determine the market reaction to the event based on the average value of Abnormal Returns and the average Trading Volume Activity of LQ45 shares for five days before and after the debate using the event study research method. The data used comes from the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) and the Yahoo Finance website and analyzed using the Paired Sample t-Test and Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test. The results of this study indicate that there is no difference in the average value of Abnormal Returns or Trading Volume Activity between before and after the debate. This means that investors are still waiting and analyzing how the 2019 Presidential and Vice President election processes will continue.


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