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Exchange Rate Volatility in Emerging Economies
Exchange Rate Volatility in Emerging Economies

Author(s): Abdulkader M. Aljandali
Subject(s): Economy, National Economy, Supranational / Global Economy, Business Economy / Management, Financial Markets, Accounting - Business Administration
Published by: Transnational Press London
Keywords: exchange rate;volatility;emerging economies;
Summary/Abstract: This book is a contribution to the knowledge concerning the volatility and forecasting of exchange rates in the emerging markets. It focuses on the exchange rates of the leading trading blocs in that part of the world and examines exchange rates of selected emerging countries across continents in order to explain local and regional variations in exchange rates and the determinants of fluctuations in selected countries in Africa, Asia, Central and Latin America. Exchange rates of countries from the four different regions are investigated separately, followed by an analysis within and across regions to identify common patterns of exchange rates fluctuations. Monthly forecasts are generated for a period of 24 months to test the performance of the times series, cointegration and combination techniques used in this book.The results show that exchange rates of countries in the same region behave similarly following a shock to the system. Additionally, exchange rates of countries at the same stage of development albeit in different geographical location (Central America, Southern Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia) share some similarities. In this book I argue that all exchange rates examined have been volatile.

  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-1-910781-79-1
  • Page Count: 224
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Language: English