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Time-varying nonlinear exchange rate exposure


  • Renatas Kizys
  • Christian Pierdzioch


We develop a tractable time-varying parameter model that can be used to simultaneously study variation over time and nonlinearity in the link between stock returns and exchange rate returns (exchange rate exposure). We estimate our model using monthly data for the period 1970 to 2006 for three major industrialized countries: Japan, United Kingdom and the United States. We report evidence of nonlinear exchange rate exposure, and evidence that exchange rate exposure has significantly changed over time.

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  • Renatas Kizys & Christian Pierdzioch, 2007. "Time-varying nonlinear exchange rate exposure," Applied Financial Economics Letters, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 3(6), pages 385-389.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:apfelt:v:3:y:2007:i:6:p:385-389 DOI: 10.1080/17446540701262850

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    1. Korhonen Marko, 2015. "The Relation between National Stock Prices and Effective Exchange Rates: Does It Affect Exchange Rate Exposure?," Global Economy Journal, De Gruyter, vol. 15(2), pages 241-256, July.
    2. Christian Pierdzioch & Renatas Kizys, 2010. "Sources of time-varying exchange rate exposure," International Economics and Economic Policy, Springer, vol. 7(4), pages 371-390, December.
    3. Al-Shboul, Mohammad & Anwar, Sajid, 2014. "Time-varying exchange rate exposure and exchange rate risk pricing in the Canadian Equity Market," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 37(C), pages 451-463.

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