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Scaling Analysis on Indian Foreign Exchange Market

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  • A. Sarkar
  • P. Barat

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In this paper we investigate the scaling behavior of the average daily exchange rate returns of the Indian Rupee against four foreign currencies namely US Dollar, Euro, Great Britain Pound and Japanese Yen. Average daily exchange rate return of the Indian Rupee against US Dollar is found to exhibit a persistent scaling behavior and follow Levy stable distribution. On the contrary the average daily exchange rate returns of the other three foreign currencies do not show persistency or antipersistency and follow Gaussian distribution.

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Date of creation: Apr 2005
Date of revision: Nov 2005
Handle: RePEc:arx:papers:physics/0504038

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