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The Signalling Channel of Central Bank Interventions: Modelling the Yen/US Dollar Exchange Rate

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  • Chen, Yu-Fu
  • Funke, Michael
  • Glanemann, Nicole

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This paper presents a theoretical framework analysing the signalling channel of exchange rate interventions as an informational trigger. We develop an implicit target zone framework with learning in order to model the signalling channel. The theoretical premise of the model is that interventions convey signals that communicate information about the exchange rate objectives of central bank. The model is used to analyse the impact of Japanese FX interventions during the period 1999 -2011 on the yen/US dollar dynamics.

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  • Chen, Yu-Fu & Funke, Michael & Glanemann, Nicole, 2012. "The Signalling Channel of Central Bank Interventions: Modelling the Yen/US Dollar Exchange Rate," SIRE Discussion Papers 2012-36, Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE).
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    Exchange rates; interventions; Japan;
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    JEL classification:

    • C61 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis
    • E58 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Central Banks and Their Policies
    • F31 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Exchange

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