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Tests on price linkage between the U.S. and Japanese gold and silver futures markets

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  • Kentaka Aruga

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    (Institute for Global Environmental Strategies)

  • Shunsuke Managi

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    (Tohoku University)

Abstract

We tested the price linkage, the law of one price (LOP) condition, and the causality of the price linkage between the U.S. and Japanese gold and silver futures markets with consideration of structural breaks in the price series. The LOP condition did not hold for both the gold and silver markets when structural breaks were not considered but it sustained in some periods when it was tested for the break periods. We found from the causality test that the price linkage between the U.S. and Japanese gold and silver futures markets were led by the U.S. market.

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Article provided by AccessEcon in its journal Economics Bulletin.

Volume (Year): 31 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 1038-1046

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Handle: RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-11-00140

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Keywords: gold futures market; silver futures market; cointegration; law of one price; causality test;

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  1. Mensi, Walid & Beljid, Makram & Boubaker, Adel & Managi, Shunsuke, 2013. "Correlations and volatility spillovers across commodity and stock markets: Linking energies, food, and gold," MPRA Paper 44395, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Aruga, Kentaka & Managi, Shunsuke, 2011. "Testing the international linkage in the platinum-group metal futures markets," Resources Policy, Elsevier, vol. 36(4), pages 339-345.
  3. Aruga, Kentaka & Managi, Shunsuke, 2011. "Price Linkages in the Copper Futures, Primary, and Scrap Markets," MPRA Paper 36089, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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