Expansion Formulas For European Options In A Local Volatility Model
Because of its very general formulation, the local volatility model does not have an analytical solution for European options. In this article, we present a new methodology to derive closed form solutions for the price of any European options. The formula results from an asymptotic expansion, terms of which are Black-Scholes price and related Greeks. The accuracy of the formula depends on the payoff smoothness and it converges with very few terms.
Volume (Year): 13 (2010)
Issue (Month): 04 ()
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