Call Features and Term to Maturity of Callable Foreign Bonds
AbstractThis paper models the value of "embedded" options in foreign bonds, using stochastic calculus, by assuming that the exchange rate follows a geometric Brownian motion process and the arrival time of an early redemption of the bond by the issuer conforms to a negative exponential distribution. The solution to the stochastic model shows that there is a relationship between the call premium and the expected time to the call.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Australian National University - Department of Economics in its series Papers with number 306.
Length: 10 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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