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Diversified Portfolios with Jumps in a Benchmark Framework

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  • Eckhard Platen

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This paper considers diversified portfolios in a sequence of jump diffusion market models. Conditions for the approximation of the growth optimal portfolio (GOP) by diversified portfolios are provided. Under realistic assumptions, it is shown that diversified portfolios approximate the GOP without requiring any major model specifications. This provides a basis for systematic use of diversified stock indices as proxies for the GOP in derivative pricing, risk management and portfolio optimization. Copyright Springer Science + Business Media, Inc. 2004

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Asia-Pacific Financial Markets.

Volume (Year): 11 (2004)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 1-22

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Handle: RePEc:kap:apfinm:v:11:y:2004:i:1:p:1-22

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Keywords: benchmark model; diversified portfolio; growth optimal portfolio;

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  1. Norbert Hofmann & Eckhard Platen, 2000. "Approximating Large Diversified Portfolios," Mathematical Finance, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 10(1), pages 77-88.
  2. Eckhard Platen & Gerhard Stahl, 2003. "A Structure for General and Specific Market Risk," Research Paper Series 91, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.
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  8. Eckhard Platen, 2003. "Modeling the Volatility and Expected Value of a Diversified World Index," Research Paper Series 103, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.
  9. Wolfgang Breymann & Leah Kelly & Eckhard Platen, 2004. "Intraday Empirical Analysis and Modeling of Diversified World Stock Indices," Research Paper Series 125, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.
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  12. Eckhard Platen, 2001. "A Minimal Financial Market Model," Research Paper Series 48, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.
  13. Eckhard Platen, 2002. "Benchmark Model with Intensity Based Jumps," Research Paper Series 81, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.
  14. David Heath & Eckhard Platen, 2003. "Pricing of Index Options Under a Minimal Market Model with Lognormal Scaling," Research Paper Series 101, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.
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  1. Truc Le & Eckhard Platen, 2006. "Approximating the growth optimal portfolio with a diversified world stock index," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 7(5), pages 559-574, November.
  2. Kevin Fergusson & Eckhard Platen, 2006. "On the Distributional Characterization of Daily Log-Returns of a World Stock Index," Applied Mathematical Finance, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 13(1), pages 19-38.
  3. Eckhard Platen & Wolfgang Runggaldier, 2007. "A Benchmark Approach to Portfolio Optimization under Partial Information," Asia-Pacific Financial Markets, Springer, vol. 14(1), pages 25-43, March.
  4. Eckhard Platen, 2005. "On The Role Of The Growth Optimal Portfolio In Finance," Australian Economic Papers, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 44(4), pages 365-388, December.
  5. Claudia Ceci & Katia Colaneri & Alessandra Cretarola, 2013. "A Benchmark Approach to Risk-Minimization under Partial Information," Papers 1307.6036, arXiv.org.
  6. Francesca Biagini & Alessandra Cretarola & Eckhard Platen, 2012. "Local Risk-Minimization under the Benchmark Approach," Papers 1210.2337, arXiv.org.
  7. Francesca Biagini & Jan Widenmann, 2012. "Pricing Of Unemployment Insurance Products With Doubly Stochastic Markov Chains," International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Finance (IJTAF), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 15(04), pages 1250025-1-1.
  8. Eckhard Platen, 2004. "Capital Asset Pricing for Markets with Intensity Based Jumps," Research Paper Series 143, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.
  9. Eckhard Platen, 2009. "A Benchmark Approach to Investing and Pricing," Research Paper Series 253, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.
  10. Eckhard Platen & Wolfgang Runggaldier, 2004. "A Benchmark Approach to Filtering in Finance," Asia-Pacific Financial Markets, Springer, vol. 11(1), pages 79-105, March.
  11. Eckhard Platen & Renata Rendek, 2007. "Empirical Evidence on Student-t Log-Returns of Diversified World Stock Indices," Research Paper Series 194, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.
  12. Kevin Fergusson & Eckhard Platen, 2005. "On the Distributional Characterization of Log-returns of a World Stock Index," Research Paper Series 153, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.
  13. Kevin Fergusson & Eckhard Platen, 2013. "Real World Pricing of Long Term Cash-Linked Annuities and Equity-Linked Annuities with Cash-Linked Guarantees," Research Paper Series 338, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.
  14. Eckhard Platen, 2006. "On the Pricing and Hedging of Long Dated Zero Coupon Bonds," Research Paper Series 185, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.
  15. Eckhard Platen & Jason West & Wolfgang Breymann, 2004. "An Intraday Empirical Analysis of Electricity Price Behaviour," Research Paper Series 140, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.
  16. Eckhard Platen, 2009. "Real World Pricing of Long Term Contracts," Research Paper Series 262, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.
  17. Ke Du & Eckhard Platen, 2011. "Three-Benchmarked Risk Minimization for Jump Diffusion Markets," Research Paper Series 296, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.

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