Factors affecting exchange rate in Southeast Asian countries / Nurfara Inani Ismail and Norsikin Abu Othman

Ismail, Nurfara Inani and Abu Othman, Norsikin (2015) Factors affecting exchange rate in Southeast Asian countries / Nurfara Inani Ismail and Norsikin Abu Othman. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

The aim of this study is to investigate factors affecting exchange rate in Southeast Asian countries. The dependent variable of this study is exchange rate while independent variables are interest rate, term of trade and external debt. The sample of study consists of four Southeast Asian countries which are Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Philippine and data collected covers the period from 1992 until 2012. This study employs Panel Regression Random Effect Model in order to study the relationship between those variables. The result of this study found that only external debt has positive significant relationship with exchange rate while interest rate and term of trade do not have significant relationship with exchange rate.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Ismail, Nurfara InaniUNSPECIFIED
Abu Othman, NorsikinUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > International economic relations > International trade > ASEAN
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > International finance
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > International finance > Foreign exchange. Foreign exchange rates
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Bandaraya Melaka Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Item ID: 26273
Uncontrolled Keywords: Exchange rate; Interest rate; Term of trade; External debt; Southeast Asian
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/26273

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