Monetary policy implementation and overnight rate persistence
Dieter Nautz () and
Journal of International Money and Finance, 2011, vol. 30, issue 7, 1375-1386
Overnight money market rates are the predominant operational target of monetary policy. As a consequence, central banks have redesigned the implementation of monetary policy to keep the deviations of the overnight rate from the key policy rate small and short-lived. This paper uses fractional integration techniques to explore how the operational framework of four major central banks affects the persistence of overnight rates. Our results suggest that a well-communicated and transparent interest rate target of the central bank is a particularly important condition for a low degree of overnight rate persistence.
Keywords: Controllability and persistence of interest rates; Operational framework of central banks; Long memory and fractional integration; E52; C22 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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