Unbiased expectations hypothesis(redirected from Expectations Hypothesis Theory)
Unbiased expectations hypothesis
Unbiased Expectations Hypothesis
In foreign exchange, a theory that forward exchange rates for delivery at some future date are equal to the spot rates for that date. The hypothesis only functions in the absence of a risk premium. Critics contend that the unbiased expectations evidence shows that unbiased expectations do not occur in actual trading. It is also called an unbiased predictor.