Inflation Risk, Exchange Rate Risk, And Asset Returns: Evidence From Korea, Malaysia, And Taiwan

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Kashif Saleem

Keywords

Foreign Exchange Risk, Inflation Risk, ICAPM, Emerging Markets, Multivariate GARCH

Abstract

In this paper we investigate whether inflationand currency risks are priced in the Korean, Malaysian and Taiwan stock marketusing conditional international asset pricing models. We take the view of a USinvestor. The estimation is conducted using a modified version of themultivariate GARCH framework of De Santis and Gérard (1998). We use a sampleperiod from 1988 to 2009. The results show that the world market risk is pricedon Korean, Malaysian, Taiwan and US stock markets. We find the currency and inflationrisk to be also priced on Korean, Malaysian and Taiwan market.

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