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The Effect of Inflation, Interest Rates and Exchange Rates on Stock Prices Comparative Study Among Two Gcc Countries
International Journal of Finance and Accountin (2012)
  • Mahfoudh Hussein Mgammal
Abstract
The main purpose of this paper is to investigate whether stock prices and exchange rates are related to each other or not. Both the short term and the long term association between these variables are discovered. The study applies monthly and quarterly data on two gulf countries, including Kingdom Saudi Arabia (KSA) and United Arab Emirate (UAE) for the period January 2008 to December 2009. The results of this study in the short term found that the exchange rate influence positively on the stock market price index for United Arab Emirate and there is no association between them for Kingdom Saudi Arabia. Moreover the study in the long term found that the exchange rate influence negatively on stock market price index for the United Arab Emirate. While no association between these variables in Kingdom Saudi Arabia. Keywords Exchange Rates, Market Prices Index, Stock
Keywords
  • Inflation,
  • Exchange Rates
Publication Date
Fall November 10, 2012
DOI
DOI: 10.5923/j.ijfa.20120106.06
Citation Information
Mahfoudh Hussein Mgammal. "The Effect of Inflation, Interest Rates and Exchange Rates on Stock Prices Comparative Study Among Two Gcc Countries" International Journal of Finance and Accountin Vol. 6 Iss. 1 (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mahfoudh/1/