Monetary policy implementation and uncovered interest parity: empirical evidence from Oceania
AbstractThe close integration of Australian and New Zealand financial markets and the similarity of the monetary policy regimes provide the perfect backdrop for testing the empirical relevance of uncovered interest rate parity (UIP) in Oceania. We find that changes in the bilateral exchange rate have become more sensitive to the short-term interest differential over time. Most important, after the introduction of the Official Cash Rate regime in New Zealand, the responsiveness of the exchange rate has accelerated to such an extent that it is incompatible with UIP. Evidence on UIP over longer horizons is mixed with a 10-year horizon since 1990 providing the strongest support for the theory.
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Length: 29 p.
Date of creation: Dec 2010
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- Alfred Guender & Bevan Cook, 2011. "Monetary policy implementation and uncovered interest parity: Empirical evidence from Oceania," New Zealand Economic Papers, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 45(3), pages 209-229, January.
- Alfred Guender & Bevan Cook, 2010. "Monetary policy implementation and uncovered interest parity: empirical evidence from Oceania," Working Papers in Economics 10/71, University of Canterbury, Department of Economics and Finance.
- F31 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Exchange
- F36 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Financial Aspects of Economic Integration
- E52 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Monetary Policy
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2011-01-16 (All new papers)
- NEP-CBA-2011-01-16 (Central Banking)
- NEP-IFN-2011-01-16 (International Finance)
- NEP-MON-2011-01-16 (Monetary Economics)
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