Empirical evidence of the efficiency on advance exchange rates market in Mexico


  • Sergio Omar Garduño Ríos Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social




Unbiased Eficiency Hypotesis, UEH, Mexico, market efficiency


This paper analyzes the short-term exchange rate coverage market in Mexico. The results demonstrate inefficiencies in this market due to the fact that the implicit forward exchange rate violates the Unbiased Eficiency Hypotesis (UEH). Nonstationarity and co-integration are considered in the context of time series models, following Engle & Granger (1987) and Johansen & Juselius (1990) methodologies. The Error Corrections Model (ECM) and statistical tests of restrictions are used in co-integration vectors to test for the UEH. The paper concludes with a discussion of possible explanatory factors for the results, as well as future research implied by the findings.



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Garduño Ríos, S. O. (1996). Empirical evidence of the efficiency on advance exchange rates market in Mexico. Estudios Económicos De El Colegio De México, 11(2), 181–209. https://doi.org/10.24201/ee.v11i2.256