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A Market Model for Stochastic Implied Volatility

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  • Schönbucher, Philpp J.

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In this paper a stochastic volatility model is presented that directly prescribes the stochastic development of the implied Black-Scholes volatilities of a set of given standard options. Thus the model is able to capture the stochastic movements of a full term structure of implied volatilities. The conditions are derived that have to be satisfied to ensure absence of arbitrage in the model and its numerical implementation is discussed.

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Paper provided by University of Bonn, Germany in its series Discussion Paper Serie B with number 453.

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Date of revision: May 1999
Handle: RePEc:bon:bonsfb:453

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Keywords: option pricing; stochastic volatility; implied volatility;

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  1. Bedendo, Mascia & Hodges, Stewart D., 2009. "The dynamics of the volatility skew: A Kalman filter approach," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 33(6), pages 1156-1165, June.
  2. 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.
  3. T. F. Coleman & Y. Kim & Y. Li & M. Patron, 2007. "Robustly Hedging Variable Annuities With Guarantees Under Jump and Volatility Risks," Journal of Risk & Insurance, The American Risk and Insurance Association, vol. 74(2), pages 347-376.
  4. K. Hamza & F. C. Klebaner, 2005. "On nonexistence of non-constant volatility in the Black-Scholes formula," Papers math/0502201, arXiv.org.
  5. Truc Le, 2014. "Intrinsic Prices Of Risk," Papers 1403.0333, arXiv.org, revised Aug 2014.

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