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Anticipations of foreign exchange volatility and bid-ask spreads

Shang-Jin Wei

Anticipations of foreign exchange volatility and bid-ask spreads

by Shang-Jin Wei

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foreign exchange -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementShang-Jin Wei.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no.4737
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31,[10]p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17090703M

      The Bid-Ask Spread Defined The forex spread represents two prices: the buying (bid) price for a given currency pair, and the selling (ask) price. Traders pay a certain price to buy the . Trading volumes, volatility and spreads in FX markets: evidence from emerging market countries Gabriele Galati, Bank for International Settlements Abstract This paper provides empirical evidence on the relationship between trading volumes, volatility and bid-ask spreads in foreign exchange .

    agents using information on the behaviour of bid–ask spreads can have a better insight about the timing of their FFA transactions and the future direction of the FFA market, as a widening bid–ask spread corresponds to an anticipation of increased future volatility Cited by: Analysis of Singapore's Foreign Exchange Market Microstructure: Examining the relationship between bid-ask spreads and the underlying volatility of the USD/SGD [Christopher Chee Wai Wan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. We analyse the Singapore foreign exchange Author: Christopher Chee Wai Wan.

    we examine the volatility of bid-ask spreads.1 Liquidity, or the ability of market participants to trade, is a vital component of well-functioning markets, but has many dimensions. The quantity or depth of the market; trading costs, which include commissions, spreads Cited by: 4. The interaction between the frequency of market quotations, spread and volatility in the foreign exchange market ANTONIS A. DEMOSandCHARLES A. E. GOODHART .


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Anticipations of foreign exchange volatility and bid-ask spreads by Shang-Jin Wei Download PDF EPUB FB2

The paper studies the effect of the market's perceived exchange rate volatility on bid-ask spreads. The anticipated volatility is extracted from currency options data.

An increase in the perceived volatility is found to widen bid-ask spreads. The direction of the effect is consistent with an option model of the spread, but the magnitude is smaller. An increase in trading volume of spot exchange rates also widens the spread.

Title: Anticipations of Foreign Exchange Volatility and Bid-Ask Spreads Author: Shang-Jin Wei Created Date: 9/12/ AM. The paper studies the effect of the market's perceived exchange rate volatility on bid-ask spreads. The anticipated volatility is extracted from currency options data.

An increase in the perceived volatility is found to widen bid-ask spreads. The direction of the effect is consistent with an option model of the spread, but the magnitude is smaller. An increase in trading volume of spot exchange rates also widens the by: The paper studies the effect of the market's perceived exchange rate volatility on bid-ask spreads.

The anticipated volatility is extracted from currency options data. An increase in the perceived volatility is found to widen bid-ask spreads. The direction of the effect is consistent with an option model of the spread. Anticipations of Foreign Exchange Volatility and Bid-Ask Spreads.

By Shang-Jin Wei. Download PDF ( KB) Abstract. The paper studies the effect of the market's perceived exchange rate volatility on bid-ask spreads. The anticipated volatility is extracted from currency options data. An increase in the perceived volatility Author: Shang-Jin Wei. The anticipated volatility is extracted from currency options data.

An increase in the perceived volatility is found to widen bid-ask spreads. The direction of the effect is consistent with an option model of the spread, but the magnitude is smaller.

An increase in trading volume of spot exchange rates also widens the : Shang-Jin Wei. Bollerslev and M. Melvin, Bid-ask spreads and volatility in the foreign exchange market currency regardless of the actual value of the currency in comparison with the bid or the ask prices Cited by: ANTICIPATIONS OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE VOLATILITY AND BID-ASK SPREADS ABS1'RACr Thepaper studies the effect of the market's perceivedexchange rate volatility on bid-ask spreads.

The anticipated volatility is extracted from currency options data. An increase in the perceived volatility is found to widen bid-ask spreads Cited by: EMU, Exchange Rate Volatility and Bid-Ask Spreads Nuno Cassola (Banco de Portugal) Carlos Santos (Banco de Portugal) First draft: Comments are welcome Summary: This study deals with two issues related to the determination of exchange rate bid-ask spreads.

This paper provides empirical evidence on the relationship between trading volumes, volatility and bid-ask spreads in foreign exchange markets.

It uses a new data set that includes daily data on trading volumes for the dollar exchange rates. Bid—ask spreads and volatility in the foreign exchange market: Consistent with the implications from a simple asymmetric information model for the bid-ask spread, we present empirical evidence that the size of the bid-ask spread in the foreign exchange market is positively related to the underlying exchange Cited by: connect the bid-ask spread and high-low bars to measurable microstructural parameters and express their dependence on trading volume, volatility and time horizon.

Using the established relations, we address the operating spread Cited by: 2. Bid-ask spreads in foreign exchange markets are important since they determine transactions and hedging costs, which in turn affect trade, the effectiveness of policy, and ultimately carry significant real costs to the economy.

2 The study of bid-ask spreads Cited by: 2. Anticipations of foreign exchange volatility and bid-ask spreads. Cambridge, MA.: National Bureau of Economic Research, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book.

The bid–ask spread (also bid–offer or bid/ask and buy/sell in the case of a market maker), is the difference between the prices quoted (either by a single market maker or in a limit order book) for an immediate sale and an immediate purchase for stocks, futures contracts, options, or currency size of the bid–ask spread.

Abstract: The paper studies the effect of the market's perceived exchange rate volatility on bid-ask spreads. The anticipated volatility is extracted from currency options data.

An increase in the perceived volatility is found to widen bid-ask spreads. The Forex Bid Ask Spread Explained.

The dealing spread observed in quotations made by forex market makers is simply defined as the difference between a currency pair’s bid and ask price. The bid price is the exchange rate at which the market maker will purchase the currency pair, while the ask price is the exchange.

Bid-ask spread, order size and volatility in the foreign exchange market: an empirical investigation Article (PDF Available) December with Reads How we measure 'reads'. The bank always shows two quotes of currency – the one at which it agrees to buy it from you and the one at which it is ready to sell it to you.

The spread between these two prices forms the bank’s revenue from the foreign exchange operations it performs for you.

Bid-Ask spread. Galati () confirms that due to the dealer's inventory cost of holding foreign exchange the spot bid-ask spread rises when exchange rate volatility increases. Pasquariello () points out Author: Gabriele Galati.

The anticipated volatility is extracted from currency options data. An increase in the perceived volatility is found to widen bid-ask spreads. The direction of the effect is consistent with an option model of the spread, but the magnitude is smaller. Anincrease in trading volume of spot exchange rates also widens the spread.Foreign exchange intervention is widely used as a policy tool, particularly in emerging markets, but many facets of this tool remain limited, especially in the context of flexible exchange rate regimes.

The Latin American experience can be informative because some of its largest countries adopted floating exchange rate regimes and inflation targeting while continuing to intervene in foreign.Bollerslev, T.

and Melvin, M. () ‘Bid-Ask Spreads and Volatility in the Foreign Exchange Market: An Empirical Analysis’, Journal of International Economics, Vol. 36, pp. – CrossRef Google Cited by: