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Discontinuous Asset Prices And Non-Attainable Contingent Claims

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  • David B. Colwell
  • Robert J. Elliott
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    The price of a risky asset � is described by a Markov diffusion with jumps. In general there may be many equivalent martingale measures. Contingent claims which depend on the price of � at some time "T" may not be attainable, and the market may not be complete. However, using a martingale representation result, the local risk-minimizing strategy is explicitly constructed. This in turn provides a new motivation for the concept of the minimal martingale measure. Copyright 1993 Blackwell Publishers.

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    Article provided by Wiley Blackwell in its journal Mathematical Finance.

    Volume (Year): 3 (1993)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 295-308

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    1. Prigent, J.-L. & Renault, O. & Scaillet, O., 1999. "Option Pricing with Discrete Rebalancing," Discussion Papers (IRES - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales) 1999029, Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES), revised 00 Oct 1999.
    2. Choulli, Tahir & Vandaele, Nele & Vanmaele, Michèle, 2010. "The Föllmer-Schweizer decomposition: Comparison and description," Stochastic Processes and their Applications, Elsevier, vol. 120(6), pages 853-872, June.
    3. Alan L. Lewis, 2001. "A Simple Option Formula for General Jump-Diffusion and other Exponential Levy Processes," Related articles explevy, Finance Press.
    4. Robert Elliott & Carlton-James Osakwe, 2006. "Option Pricing for Pure Jump Processes with Markov Switching Compensators," Finance and Stochastics, Springer, vol. 10(2), pages 250-275, April.
    5. Gerald H. L. Cheang & Carl Chiarella, 2008. "Exchange Options Under Jump-Diffusion Dynamics," Research Paper Series 235, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.
    6. Vandaele, Nele & Vanmaele, Michèle, 2008. "A locally risk-minimizing hedging strategy for unit-linked life insurance contracts in a Lévy process financial market," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 42(3), pages 1128-1137, June.
    7. Ales Čern�, 2007. "Optimal Continuous-Time Hedging With Leptokurtic Returns," Mathematical Finance, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 17(2), pages 175-203.
    8. Gerald H.L. Cheang & Carl Chiarella, 2008. "Hedge Portfolios in Markets with Price Discontinuities," Research Paper Series 218, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.

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