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Hedging variance options on continuous semimartingales


  • Peter Carr


  • Roger Lee



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  • Peter Carr & Roger Lee, 2010. "Hedging variance options on continuous semimartingales," Finance and Stochastics, Springer, vol. 14(2), pages 179-207, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:finsto:v:14:y:2010:i:2:p:179-207
    DOI: 10.1007/s00780-009-0110-3

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    1. David G. Hobson, 1998. "Robust hedging of the lookback option," Finance and Stochastics, Springer, vol. 2(4), pages 329-347.
    2. Peter Carr & Hélyette Geman & Dilip Madan & Marc Yor, 2005. "Pricing options on realized variance," Finance and Stochastics, Springer, vol. 9(4), pages 453-475, October.
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    1. Ma, Jingtang & Deng, Dongya & Lai, Yongzeng, 2015. "Explicit approximate analytic formulas for timer option pricing with stochastic interest rates," The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 34(C), pages 1-21.
    2. Lian, Guanghua & Chiarella, Carl & Kalev, Petko S., 2014. "Volatility swaps and volatility options on discretely sampled realized variance," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 47(C), pages 239-262.
    3. Y. Dolinsky & H. M. Soner, 2014. "Martingale optimal transport in the Skorokhod space," Papers 1404.1516,, revised Feb 2015.
    4. Sebastian Herrmann & Johannes Muhle-Karbe, 2017. "Model Uncertainty, Recalibration, and the Emergence of Delta-Vega Hedging," Papers 1704.04524,
    5. Julien Guyon & Romain Menegaux & Marcel Nutz, 2016. "Bounds for VIX Futures given S&P 500 Smiles," Papers 1609.05832,, revised Jun 2017.
    6. Yan Dolinsky & H. Mete Soner, 2013. "Robust Hedging with Proportional Transaction Costs," Papers 1302.0590,, revised Aug 2013.
    7. Chenxu Li, 2016. "Bessel Processes, Stochastic Volatility, And Timer Options," Mathematical Finance, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 26(1), pages 122-148, January.
    8. David Hobson & Anthony Neuberger, 2017. "Model uncertainty and the pricing of American options," Finance and Stochastics, Springer, vol. 21(1), pages 285-329, January.
    9. Minqiang Li & Fabio Mercurio, 2015. "Analytic Approximation of Finite‐Maturity Timer Option Prices," Journal of Futures Markets, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 35(3), pages 245-273, March.
    10. Dolinsky, Yan & Soner, H. Mete, 2015. "Martingale optimal transport in the Skorokhod space," Stochastic Processes and their Applications, Elsevier, vol. 125(10), pages 3893-3931.
    11. DeMarzo, Peter M. & Kremer, Ilan & Mansour, Yishay, 2016. "Robust option pricing: Hannan and Blackwell meet Black and Scholes," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 163(C), pages 410-434.
    12. Alexander M. G. Cox & Jiajie Wang, 2013. "Optimal robust bounds for variance options," Papers 1308.4363,
    13. Yan Dolinsky & H. Soner, 2014. "Robust hedging with proportional transaction costs," Finance and Stochastics, Springer, vol. 18(2), pages 327-347, April.
    14. Mathias Beiglböck & Pierre Henry-Labordère & Friedrich Penkner, 2013. "Model-independent bounds for option prices—a mass transport approach," Finance and Stochastics, Springer, vol. 17(3), pages 477-501, July.
    15. Filipović, Damir & Gourier, Elise & Mancini, Loriano, 2016. "Quadratic variance swap models," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 119(1), pages 44-68.
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    23. Li, Minqiang & Mercurio, Fabio, 2013. "Closed-Form Approximation of Timer Option Prices under General Stochastic Volatility Models," MPRA Paper 47465, University Library of Munich, Germany.

    More about this item


    Continuous semimartingale; Variance option; Superreplication; Subreplication; Price bounds; 60G40; 60G48; 91B28; 91B70; C02; G13;

    JEL classification:

    • C02 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General - - - Mathematical Economics
    • G13 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Contingent Pricing; Futures Pricing


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