dmbp: data: Deutschemark/British pound Exchange Rate

Description Usage Format References

Description

The Bollerslev-Ghysel benchmark dataset. The variables in the data set are:
1. The daily percentage nominal returns computed as 100 [ln(Pt) - ln(Pt-1)], where Pt is the bilateral Deutschemark/British pound rate constructed from the corresponding U.S. dollar rates.
2. A dummy variable that takes the value of 1 on Mondays and other days following no trading in the Deutschemark or British pound/ U.S. dollar market during regular European trading hours and 0 otherwise.

Usage

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Format

A data.frame containing 2x1974 observations.

References

Bollerslev, T. and Ghysels, E. 1996, Periodic Autoregressive Conditional Heteroscedasticity , Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 14, 139–151.


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