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The Small And Large Time Implied Volatilities In The Minimal Market Model

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  • ZHI JUN GUO

    ()
    (School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith, NSW 2751, Australia)

  • ECKHARD PLATEN

    ()
    (School of Finance & Economics and Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Technology, Sydney, PO Box 123, Broadway NSW 2007, Australia)

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This paper derives explicit formulas for both the small and the large time limits of the implied volatility in the minimal market model. It is shown that interest rates do impact on the implied volatility in the long run, even though they are negligible in the short time limit.

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Article provided by World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. in its journal International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Finance.

Volume (Year): 15 (2012)
Issue (Month): 08 ()
Pages: 1250057-1-1250057-23

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Keywords: Small and large time implied volatilities; benchmark approach; square-root process; the minimal market model;

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