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Pricing double barrier options using Laplace transforms

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  • Antoon Pelsser

    (ABN-Amro Bank, Structured Products Group , P.O.Box 283 1000 EA Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Tel:)

Abstract

In this paper we address the pricing of double barrier options. To derive the density function of the first-hit times of the barriers, we analytically invert the Laplace transform by contour integration. With these barrier densities, we derive pricing formulÖfor new types of barrier options: knock-out barrier options which pay a rebate when either one of the barriers is hit. Furthermore we discuss more complicated types of barrier options like double knock-in options.

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  • Antoon Pelsser, 2000. "Pricing double barrier options using Laplace transforms," Finance and Stochastics, Springer, vol. 4(1), pages 95-104.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:finsto:v:4:y:2000:i:1:p:95-104
    Note: received: August 1997; final version received: October 1998
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    Keywords

    Option pricing; Laplace transform; contour integration;

    JEL classification:

    • G13 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Contingent Pricing; Futures Pricing

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