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Conditional heteroscedasticity of exchange rates: further results based on the fractionally integrated approach

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  • Albert K. Tsui

    (Department of Economics, National University of Singapore, Singapore)

  • Kin-Yip Ho

    (Department of Economics, Cornell University, USA)

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A recent article (Tse, 1998) published in this journal analysed the conditional heteroscedasticity of the yen-dollar exchange rate based on the fractionally integrated asymmetric power ARCH model. In this paper, we present replication results using Tse's (1998) yen-dollar series. We also examine the robustness of Tse's (1998) findings across different currencies, sample periods and non-nested GARCH-type models. Unlike Tse (1998), we find some evidence of asymmetric conditional volatility for daily returns of currencies measured against the dollar or the yen. Copyright © 2004 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

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  • Albert K. Tsui & Kin-Yip Ho, 2004. "Conditional heteroscedasticity of exchange rates: further results based on the fractionally integrated approach," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 19(5), pages 637-642.
  • Handle: RePEc:jae:japmet:v:19:y:2004:i:5:p:637-642
    DOI: 10.1002/jae.802
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