Volatility Spillovers among Developed and Developing Countries: The Global Foreign Exchange Markets

MOHAMMED, Walid Abass (2021). Volatility Spillovers among Developed and Developing Countries: The Global Foreign Exchange Markets. Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 14 (6).

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In this paper, we investigate the “static and dynamic” return and volatility spillovers’ transmission across developed and developing countries. Quoted against the US dollar, we study twenty-three global currencies over the time period 2005–2016. Focusing on the spillover index methodology, the generalised VAR framework is employed. Our findings indicate no evidence of bi-directional return and volatility spillovers between developed and developing countries. However, unidirectional volatility spillovers from developed to developing countries are highlighted. Furthermore, our findings document significant bi-directional volatility spillovers within the European region (Eurozone and non-Eurozone currencies) with the British pound sterling (GBP) and the Euro (EUR) as the most significant transmitters of volatility. The findings reiterate the prominence of volatility spillovers to financial regulators.

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Additional Information: ** From MDPI via Jisc Publications Router ** Licence for this article: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ **Journal IDs: eissn 1911-8074 **History: published 16-06-2021; accepted 07-06-2021
Uncontrolled Keywords: foreign exchange market, volatility spillover, return spillover, VAR framework, variance decomposition, financial crisis, financial interdependence
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.3390/jrfm14060270
SWORD Depositor: Colin Knott
Depositing User: Colin Knott
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2021 14:03
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2022 12:34
URI: https://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/28762

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