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The risk adjusted uncovered equity parity

  • Kim, Heeho

This paper explores the risk adjusted uncovered equity parity model to investigate a degree of market integration for four Asian emerging markets relative to the U.S., Japan and the U.K. from January 1994 to July 2008. The uncovered equity parity is revised to take into account of market risk in a framework of a portfolio rebalancing model. Evidence was found to strongly support our hypotheses; Market risk is significant in international capital flows between the Asian emerging markets and the developed economies, and it can help explain the failure of a traditional uncovered equity (or interest) parity model. The relationship between returns and an appreciation of the exchange rate are divided between the Asian emerging markets and the developed economies, depending on the direction of capital flows.

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Volume (Year): 30 (2011)
Issue (Month): 7 ()
Pages: 1491-1505

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jimfin:v:30:y:2011:i:7:p:1491-1505
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