Interest Arbitrage

Interest Arbitrage

The practice of buying a currency on the spot market, selling it on the forward market, and investing the difference in exchange rate. Interest arbitrage is done in order to profit from a (usually temporary) inefficiency in an exchange rate. One can conduct interest arbitrage with a foreign currency, or one can use one's own currency (provided one can buy it using a foreign currency).
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The presented data show how the models fail to account for the excess returns from interest rate differentials (Atkeson & Kehoe, 2007) because based on interest rate parity covered interest arbitrage is not possible.
Therefore to gain from a covered interest arbitrage, a British investor must simultaneously buy dollars in the spot market and sell dollars in the forward market.
This study does an empirical test of the interest rate parity between the United States and selected emerging Asian economies of Malaysia, Korea, Singapore, Pakistan, India, Thailand and Philippines, and explores opportunity for covered interest arbitrage.
A classroom exercise to simulate triangular and covered interest arbitrage.
Equally as important is that, in our view, the respective properties were acquired advantageously and financed on the basis of sound loan-to-value ratios, a positive interest arbitrage scenario and significant return potential for both Capitol First and its PDP partners.
The theoretical forward rate may be observed in the currency markets where there are no obvious covered interest arbitrage opportunities.
He also found that policy loan fluctuations were due primarily to interest rates, supporting the interest arbitrage and alternative sources hypotheses.
Two theories, namely Interest Arbitrage and Speculation, explaining the relationship between spot and forward rates are examined.
and other industrialized countries, and therefore there is no opportunity for covered interest arbitrage for U.
This reflects borrowings related to past acquisitions, white goods financing, and some interest arbitrage.
The result is that we will have a certain amount of negative interest arbitrage and also our earnings per share will be reduced.