What Drives the Dynamic Conditional Correlation of Foreign Exchange and Equity Returns?
AbstractThis paper establishes the link of microstructure and macroeconomic factors to the time-varying conditional correlation of foreign exchange and excess equity returns. By using the proposed DCC model with exogenous variables, capital flows and interest rate differentials are shown to be significant factors in driving this conditional correlation. Furthermore, using this model it provides evidence of the dynamic behavior of global investors as they seek parity in equity returns between home and foreign markets to reduce exchange rate risks.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 7174.
Date of creation: Feb 2008
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uncovered equity parity; order flow; ADCCX;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models
- G15 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - International Financial Markets
- F31 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Exchange
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2008-02-23 (All new papers)
- NEP-IFN-2008-02-23 (International Finance)
- NEP-MST-2008-02-23 (Market Microstructure)
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