Spot Exchange Rate


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Spot Exchange Rate

The exchange rate for which two parties agree to trade two currencies at the present moment. The spot exchange rate is usually at or close to the current market rate because the transaction occurs in real time and not at some point in the future. Some analysts believe that forward rates are an accurate predictor of future spot rates, though many others dispute this. See also: Forward exchange.
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We should notice that Equation (1) does not involve the future spot exchange rate.
Finally, the cash flow must be discounted and expressed in domestic currency and the value must be divided by the spot exchange rate.
t+k] = logarithm of spot exchange rate at time t + k, [[eta].
RIP theory is a cornerstone of assessing the efficiency of foreign exchange markets, linking interest rates, spot exchange rates, and foreign exchange rates.
The covariance of risk premiums and expected future spot exchange rates.
However, sometimes spot exchange rates are influenced by policy behavior such as increasing or decreasing interest rates to stabilize exchange rates (Christenssen, 2000).
The model predicts that monetary disturbances will cause more relative volatility in the spot exchange rate than real disturbances.
18) This is to confirm that expectations on spot exchange rate changes in the near future, a 3-mo horizon, seem to play a more important role than the level of real exchange rates in determining FDI inflows into Korea.
Consequently, we can say that there is no fractional cointegration between the three spot exchange rate series.
And once the crisis began, the Bank of Thailand pulled the bone-headed financial move of the decade in May 1997 by purchasing tens of billions of dollars worth of bahts in the forward market at basically the spot exchange rate.
Because the forward price is linked to the spot price through covered interest parity, intervention in the forward market can influence the spot exchange rate.
The exchange rate in a forward contract (forward rate) is a function of the spot exchange rate and the interest rate differential between the two currencies.