Forward Currency Markets in Asia: Lessons from the Australian Experience

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Guy Debelle

Reserve Bank of Australia

Jacob Gyntelberg

Nordea Group; University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics

Michael Plumb

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: September 2006

Abstract

Capital controls have resulted in the creation of numerous offshore non-deliverable forward (NDF) markets for Asian currencies. The Australian experience in the 1970s and early 1980s indicates that an NDF market may facilitate a smooth transition to a fully convertible currency.

Keywords: Non-deliverable forwards, currency markets, Asia, Australia

JEL Classification: F310, G150, G180, N250

Suggested Citation

Debelle, Guy and Gyntelberg, Jacob and Plumb, Michael E., Forward Currency Markets in Asia: Lessons from the Australian Experience (September 2006). BIS Quarterly Review, September 2006. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1519827

Guy Debelle

Reserve Bank of Australia ( email )

65, Martin Place
Sydney, NSW 2000
Australia

Jacob Gyntelberg (Contact Author)

Nordea Group ( email )

Grønjordsvej 10
Copenhagen, DK - 2300
Denmark

University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics ( email )

Øster Farimagsgade 5, Bygn 26
Copenhagen, 1353
Denmark

Michael E. Plumb

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

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