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Two puzzles in the analysis of foreign exchange market efficiency

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  • Newbold, Paul
  • Wohar, Mark E.
  • Rayner, Tony
  • Kellard, Neil
  • Ennew, Christine

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  • Newbold, Paul & Wohar, Mark E. & Rayner, Tony & Kellard, Neil & Ennew, Christine, 1998. "Two puzzles in the analysis of foreign exchange market efficiency," International Review of Financial Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 7(2), pages 95-111.
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