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Forecasting EUR–USD implied volatility: The case of intraday data

Dunis, Christian and Kellard, Neil M and Snaith, Stuart (2013) 'Forecasting EUR–USD implied volatility: The case of intraday data.' Journal of Banking & Finance, 37 (12). pp. 4943-4957. ISSN 0378-4266

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Abstract

This study models and forecasts the evolution of intraday implied volatility on an underlying EUR-USD exchange rate for a number of maturities. To our knowledge we are the first to employ high frequency data in this context. This allows the construction of forecasting models that can attempt to exploit intraday seasonalities such as overnight effects. Results show that implied volatility is predictable at shorter horizons, within a given day and across the term structure. Moreover, at the conventional daily frequency, intraday seasonality effects can be used to augment the forecasting power of models. The type of inefficiency revealed suggests potentially profitable trading models. © 2013 Elsevier B.V.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Exchange rates; Implied volatility; Intraday data; Out-of-sample prediction
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2013 16:06
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2022 22:51
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/7681

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