We investigate quotation and transaction activities in the foreign exchange market for every week during the period of June 2007 to December 2010. A scaling relationship between the mean values of number of quotations (or number of transactions) for various currency pairs and the corresponding standard deviations holds for a majority of the weeks. However, the scaling breaks in some time intervals, which is related to the emergence of market shocks. There is a monotonous relationship between values of scaling indices and global averages of currency pair cross-correlations when both quantities are observed for various window lengths Δt.
- Fluctuation scaling
- Foreign exchange market
- Global average of cross-correlations
- Scaling breaking
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Business and International Management
- Economics and Econometrics