The impact of economic variable on exchange rate in Malaysia / Mohamad Hasraf Mohamad Azmi and Shamsul Anuar Hasshim

Mohamad Azmi, Mohamad Hasraf and Hasshim, Shamsul Anuar (2016) The impact of economic variable on exchange rate in Malaysia / Mohamad Hasraf Mohamad Azmi and Shamsul Anuar Hasshim. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

The objective of this study is to examine the relationship between gross domestic product, inflation rate, interest rate and balance of payment to exchange rate in Malaysia. The study used Simple Linear Regression and Multiple Linear Regression in order to find relationship among the variables. The quarterly data for exchange rate, gross domestic product, inflation rate, interest rate and balance of payment are collected from 2008 to 2015. From the result, it reveals that all the variables have significant positive and negative relationship towards exchange rate in Malaysia. It means that there are impact in changes of economic variable towards exchange rate. These result further our understanding of the relationship between all the variables and should be useful for regulator, investor and speculator.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Mohamad Azmi, Mohamad HasrafUNSPECIFIED
Hasshim, Shamsul AnuarUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Economics
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > International finance > Foreign exchange. Foreign exchange rates
H Social Sciences > HG Finance > International finance > Foreign exchange. Foreign exchange rates > Malaysia
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Bandaraya Melaka Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Programme: Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Finance (BA242)
Item ID: 26764
Uncontrolled Keywords: Economic variable; Exchange rate; Gross Domestic Product
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/26764

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