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Author Guidelines

1. Authors must ensure that their papers are free of spelling and grammatical errors and typos.

2. The first page of an article should contain the title of the paper, name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s) and an abstract not exceeding 200 words.

3. The first page should also contain five key words.

4. Equations in the text should be numbered consecutively using Arabic numerals within simple brackets and aligned against the right margin.

5. All appendices should be numbered consecutively using upper case roman numerals and shown before the list of references.

6. When formulae displayed have been derived by the author, the full derivations should be given on separate sheets (not to be published) for the information of the referees.

7. References should be cited within the text as follows: According to Wickremasinghe (2005), foreign exchange market … These results are inconsistent with those of other studies (Perera, 1995; Silva, 2000)

List of references should show each citation in alphabetical order as follows:

Journal articles

Chan, K., Fong, W.M. (2000). Trade size, order imbalance, and the volatility–volume relation. Journal of Financial Economics 57, 247–273.


Lyons, R. (2001). The Microstructure Approach to Exchange Rates. MIT Press, Cambridge.

Works in edited collections

Goodhart, C., Ito, T., Payne, R. (1996). One day in June 1993: a study of the working of the Reuters 2000-2 electronic foreign exchange trading system. In: Frankel, J., Galli, G., Giovannini, A. (Eds.), The Microstructure of Foreign Exchange Markets. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

If a reference has more than three authors, only the first name and et al. should appear in the citation. In the list of References, however, all of the names must be shown. Only references cited in the text should appear in the list of References.

8. Author should register with the journal before submitting manuscripts.

9. Page proofs will be sent to the corresponding author. The corrections at this stage should be limited only to the type-setting errors, if any. The corrected manuscripts should be submitted within 5 working days.

Please also follow the checklist below:


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  5. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review) have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis), that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities where the work was carried out, and that, if accepted, it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, without the written consent of the Publisher. The Editors reserve the right to edit or otherwise alter all contributions, but authors will receive proofs for approval before publication.

Copyrights for articles published in our journals are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work. It is the author's responsibility to bring an infringement action if so desired by the author.


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Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication-Asian Journal of Finance & Accounting: 200.00 (USD)
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Waiver policy is only applied for reviewers of this journal. A reviewer of the journal can publish one article per year without paying the submission fees.