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Dealer behaviour in the Euro money market during times of crisis

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  • Falko Fecht
  • Stefan Reitz

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This article shows how the recent money market disruptions with elevated counterparty risks and uncertainty about the fundamental value of liquidity influenced the trading behaviour of a key dealer in the Euro money market. The complete trading record in the unsecured segment of the money market for 2007 and 2008 is used to estimate a stylized pricing model, which explicitly accounts for the over-the-counter structure. The empirical results suggest that the market maker learns from order flow, but this information aggregation was increasingly hampered as the crisis unfolded.

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  • Falko Fecht & Stefan Reitz, 2018. "Dealer behaviour in the Euro money market during times of crisis," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 50(48), pages 5204-5219, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:applec:v:50:y:2018:i:48:p:5204-5219
    DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2018.1486014
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    • E43 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Interest Rates: Determination, Term Structure, and Effects
    • G15 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - International Financial Markets
    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models

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