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Covered Interest Parity: A High-Frequency, High-Quality Data Study

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Profitable deviations from covered interest parity (CIP) represent riskless arbitrage opportunities and so indicate market ineffic iency. Previous empirical work on CIP uses noncontemporaneously sampl ed data and reports mixed results. This paper uses high-frequency (te n-minute), high-quality data, gathered personally by the author in th e London foreign-exchange market, to test the CIP condition. The resu lts overwhelmingly support the market-efficiency hypothesis. Copyright 1987 by The Review of Economic Studies Limited.

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  • Taylor, Mark P, 1987. "Covered Interest Parity: A High-Frequency, High-Quality Data Study," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 54(216), pages 429-438, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:econom:v:54:y:1987:i:216:p:429-38
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