Martingalized Historical approach for Option Pricing
AbstractIn a discrete time option pricing framework, we compare the empirical performance of two pricing methodologies, namely the affine stochastic discount factor and the empirical martingale correction methodologies. Using a CAC 40 options dataset, the differences are found to be small : the higher order moment correction involved in the SDF approach may not be that essential to reduce option pricing errors.
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Generalized hyperbolic distribution; option pricing; incomplete market; CAC 40; Stochastic Discount Factor; martingale correction.;
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