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The profitability of carry trades

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  • Jose Olmo

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  • Keith Pilbeam

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Annals of Finance.

Volume (Year): 5 (2009)
Issue (Month): 2 (March)
Pages: 231-241

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Handle: RePEc:kap:annfin:v:5:y:2009:i:2:p:231-241

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Keywords: Carry-trade; Efficient market hypothesis; Profitability tests; Uncovered interest parity; F30; F31; F37;

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Cited by:
  1. Vistesen, Claus, 2008. "Of Low Yielders and Carry Trading – the JPY and CHF as Market Risk Sentiment Gauges," MPRA Paper 9952, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Keith Pilbeam & Jose Olmo, 2011. "The forward discount puzzle and market efficiency," Annals of Finance, Springer, vol. 7(1), pages 119-135, February.

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