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A Range-Based GARCH Model for Forecasting Volatility

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  • Mapa, Dennis S.

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A new variant of the ARCH class of models for forecasting the conditional variance, to be called the Generalized AutoRegressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity Parkinson Range (GARCH-PARK-R) Model, is proposed. The GARCH-PARK-R model, utilizing the extreme values, is a good alternative to the Realized Volatility that requires a large amount of intra-daily data, which remain relatively costly and are not readily available. The estimates of the GARCH-PARK-R model are derived using the Quasi-Maximum Likelihood Estimation (QMLE). The results suggest that the GARCH-PARK-R model is a good middle ground between intra-daily models, such as the Realized Volatility and inter-daily models, such as the ARCH class. The forecasting performance of the models is evaluated using the daily Philippine Peso-U.S. Dollar exchange rate from January 1997 to December 2003.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 21323.

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Date of creation: Dec 2003
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Publication status: Published in The Philippine Review of Economics 2.XL(2003): pp. 73-90
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:21323

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Keywords: Volatility; Parkinson Range; GARCH-PARK-R; QMLE;

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  1. Mapa, Dennis & Beronilla, Nikkin, 2008. "Range-Based Models in Estimating Value-at-Risk (VaR)," MPRA Paper 21223, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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