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Geometric Asian options: valuation and calibration with stochastic volatility

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  • Hoi Ying Wong
  • Ying Lok Cheung
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    This paper studies continuously sampled geometric Asian options�(GAO) in a stochastic volatility economy. The underlying asset price is assumed to follow a geometric Brownian motion with stochastic volatility driven by a mean-reverting process. Semi-analytical pricing formulae for GAO are derived in a fast mean-reverting stochastic volatility economy by the means of a perturbation method. The effects of stochastic volatility on averaging type options are examined. A unified regression approach is proposed to capture smiles of some geometric Asian options and European options in one shot.

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    Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Quantitative Finance.

    Volume (Year): 4 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 301-314

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    Cited by:
    1. Akira Yamazaki, 2014. "Pricing average options under time-changed Lévy processes," Review of Derivatives Research, Springer, vol. 17(1), pages 79-111, April.
    2. Kenichiro Shiraya & Akihiko Takahashi, 2010. "Pricing Average Options on Commodities," CIRJE F-Series CIRJE-F-747, CIRJE, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo.
    3. Kenichiro Shiraya & Akihiko Takahashi, 2009. "Pricing Average Options on Commodities," CARF F-Series CARF-F-177, Center for Advanced Research in Finance, Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo, revised Feb 2012.
    4. Wong, Hoi Ying & Chan, Chun Man, 2007. "Lookback options and dynamic fund protection under multiscale stochastic volatility," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(3), pages 357-385, May.
    5. Kijima, Masaaki & Wong, Tony, 2007. "Pricing of Ratchet equity-indexed annuities under stochastic interest rates," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 41(3), pages 317-338, November.

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