Academic Journals Database
Disseminating quality controlled scientific knowledge

Forecasting Volatility of Gold Price Using Markov Regime Switching and Trading Strategy

Author(s): Bhusana Premanode | Pairote Sattayatham | Nop Sopipan

Journal: Advances in Molecular Imaging
ISSN 2161-6728

Volume: 02;
Issue: 01;
Start page: 121;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Forecasting | Volatility | Gold Price | Markov Regime Switching

In this paper, we forecast the volatility of gold prices using Markov Regime Switching GARCH (MRS-GARCH) models. These models allow volatility to have different dynamics according to unobserved regime variables. The main purpose of this paper is to find out whether MRS-GARCH models are an improvement on the GARCH type models in terms of modeling and forecasting gold price volatility. The MRS-GARCH is best performance model for gold price volatility in some loss function. Moreover, we forecast closing prices of gold price to trade future contract. MRS-GARCH got the most cumulative return same GJR model.
Save time & money - Smart Internet Solutions     

Tango Rapperswil
Tango Rapperswil