Worst Case Pricing of Rainbow Options
AbstractOptions on two underlyings are a common exotic product in the equity and FX derivatives market. The value of these kinds of options depends on the correlation of the two underlyings. We will present a model to compute a lower bound for the price of this option. The model, represented by a non-linear parabolic PDE, is implemented with finite elements in order to demonstrate the results with several derivatives from the European market.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Leibniz Universität Hannover, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät in its series Diskussionspapiere der Wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Leibniz Universität Hannover with number dp-217.
Length: 12 pages
Date of creation: Oct 2001
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