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Calibration and hedging under jump diffusion

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  • C. He

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  • J. Kennedy

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  • T. Coleman

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  • P. Forsyth

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  • Y. Li

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  • K. Vetzal

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Abstract

A jump diffusion model coupled with a local volatility function has been suggested by Andersen and Andreasen (2000). By generating a set of option prices assuming a jump diffusion with known parameters, we investigate two crucial challenges intrinsic to this type of model: calibration of parameters and hedging of jump risk. Even though the estimation problem is ill-posed, our results suggest that the model can be calibrated with sufficient accuracy. Two different strategies are explored for hedging jump risk: a semi-static approach and a dynamic technique. Simulation experiments indicate that each of these methods can sharply reduce risk exposure. Copyright Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2006

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  • C. He & J. Kennedy & T. Coleman & P. Forsyth & Y. Li & K. Vetzal, 2006. "Calibration and hedging under jump diffusion," Review of Derivatives Research, Springer, vol. 9(1), pages 1-35, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:revdev:v:9:y:2006:i:1:p:1-35
    DOI: 10.1007/s11147-006-9003-1
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    1. Fusai, Gianluca & Meucci, Attilio, 2008. "Pricing discretely monitored Asian options under Levy processes," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 32(10), pages 2076-2088, October.
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    3. Thomas Coleman & Yuying Li & Cheng Wang, 2013. "Stable local volatility function calibration using spline kernel," Computational Optimization and Applications, Springer, vol. 55(3), pages 675-702, July.
    4. Kozarski, R., 2013. "Pricing and hedging in the VIX derivative market," Other publications TiSEM 221fefe0-241e-4914-b6bd-c, Tilburg University, School of Economics and Management.
    5. Chen, Z. & Vetzal, K. & Forsyth, P.A., 2008. "The effect of modelling parameters on the value of GMWB guarantees," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 43(1), pages 165-173, August.

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