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The relationship between stock price index and exchange rate in Asian markets: A quantile regression approach

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  • Tsai, I-Chun
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    This paper uses the data of six Asian countries to estimate the relationship between stock price index and exchange rate. According to the portfolio balance effect, these two variables should be negatively related. However, since the evidence from traditional ordinary least squares estimation is not favorable, the quantile regression model is adopted to observe the various relationships between stock and foreign exchange markets. The results show an interesting pattern in the relation of these two markets in Asia, which indicates that the negative relation between stock and foreign exchange markets is more obvious when exchange rates are extremely high or low.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money.

    Volume (Year): 22 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 609-621

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:intfin:v:22:y:2012:i:3:p:609-621

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    Keywords: Stock market; Foreign exchange market; Exchange rate; Asian markets; Quantile regression;

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