Fractal structure in the Chinese yuan/US dollar rate
AbstractPrice changes of the Chinese yuan/US dollar rate are found to display a Sierpinski triangle in an Iterative Function System clumpiness test. This fractal structure commonly emerges in “the chaos game”, where randomness coexists with deterministic rules. We show that a threshold model with four states, two deterministic and two stochastic is able to replicate the properties of the yuan/dollar returns in general, and the Sierpinski triangle in particular.
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Volume (Year): 7 (2003)
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