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RE: st: Calculate the average bid-ask spread for each centile


From   emanuele canegrati <emanuele.canegrati@hotmail.it>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Calculate the average bid-ask spread for each centile
Date   Fri, 27 Mar 2009 13:06:46 +0100

Thank you vary much Maarten. It works. The only problem is that I have the same average spread for different days, while I want the mean calculated for each centile of each day. In other words, if days are 10 I have now 100 means, while I should have 10*100 means calculated. Is it possible?
 
Thank you again. 

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> Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 11:39:59 +0000
> From: maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk
> Subject: Re: st: Calculate the average bid-ask spread for each centile
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>
>
> --- On Fri, 27/3/09, emanuele canegrati wrote:
>
>> I have a time series of bid-ask spreads, grouped in
>> centiles, with respect to trading time. Now I want to
>> calculate the average spread for each centile. The structure
>> of data is the following
>>
>> day spread hhmmss centile
>> 20080602 xxxx 090302 1
>> 20080602 xxxx 090510 1
>> ...
>> 20080602 xxxx 100408 2
>> 20080602 xxxx 100908 2
>> ...
>> 20080602 xxxx 160007 100
>> 20080602 xxxx 160107 100
>> ...
>> 20080603 xxxx 090302 1
>> 20080603 xxxx 090510 1
>> ...
>> 20080603 xxxx 100408 2
>> 20080603 xxxx 100908 2
>> ...
>> 20080603 xxxx 160007 100
>> 20080603 xxxx 160107 100
>> ...
>>
>> What is the loop I have to write?
>
> no loop necesary:
>
> bys centile : egen mspread = mean(spread)
>
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten
>
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