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What determines the forward exchange rate of the euro?

  • Costas Karfakis

This study examines the determinants of the forward exchange rate of the euro in the context of the 'modern approach' for give currency combinations. The co-integration analysis suggests that speculation has played a minor role and arbitrage played a major role in determining the forward exchange rate of the euro.

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Article provided by Taylor and Francis Journals in its journal Applied Financial Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 4 (2008)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 127-131

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Handle: RePEc:taf:apfelt:v:4:y:2008:i:2:p:127-131
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  1. Phaup, E Dwight, 1981. "A Reinterpretation of the Modern Theory of Forward Exchange Rates," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 13(4), pages 477-84, November.
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  3. Costas Karfakis, 2006. "Is there an empirical link between the dollar price of the euro and the monetary fundamentals?," Applied Financial Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(13), pages 973-980.
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