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Peer Review Status: Unrefereed
Title: Causal Relationship between Stock Prices and Exchange Rates
Author(s): Alagidede, Paul
Panagiotidis, Theodore
Zhang, Xu
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Citation: Alagidede P, Panagiotidis T & Zhang X (2010) Causal Relationship between Stock Prices and Exchange Rates. Stirling Economics Discussion Paper, 2010-05.
Keywords: Stock Prices
Nonparametric Causality
Hiemstra-Jones Test
Exchange Rates
Granger Causality
Stock exchanges
Foreign exchange
JEL Code(s): G15: International Financial Markets
C32: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models: Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models
Issue Date: 1-Feb-2010
Date Deposited: 18-Mar-2010
Series/Report no.: Stirling Economics Discussion Paper, 2010-05
Abstract: This paper investigates the nature of the causal linkage between stock markets and foreign exchange markets in Australia, Canada, Japan, Switzerland, and UK from 1992:1 to 2005:12. Recently developed cointegration tests are employed and no evidence of a long-run relationship between the variables is found. Three variations of the Granger causality test are carried out and causality from exchange rates to stock prices is found for Canada, Switzerland, and United Kingdom; weak causality in the other direction is found only for Switzerland. The Hiemstra-Jones test is used to examine possible nonlinear causality and the results indicate causality from stock prices to exchange rates in Japan and weak causality of the reverse direction in Switzerland.
Type: Working Paper
Affiliation: Economics
University of Macedonia
Economic Research Institute, Shanghai

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