IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/p/arx/papers/1103.1460.html
   My bibliography  Save this paper

On the drawdown of completely asymmetric Levy processes

Author

Listed:
  • Aleksandar Mijatovic
  • Martijn R. Pistorius

Abstract

The {\em drawdown} process $Y$ of a completely asymmetric L\'{e}vy process $X$ is equal to $X$ reflected at its running supremum $\bar{X}$: $Y = \bar{X} - X$. In this paper we explicitly express in terms of the scale function and the L\'{e}vy measure of $X$ the law of the sextuple of the first-passage time of $Y$ over the level $a>0$, the time $\bar{G}_{\tau_a}$ of the last supremum of $X$ prior to $\tau_a$, the infimum $\unl X_{\tau_a}$ and supremum $\ovl X_{\tau_a}$ of $X$ at $\tau_a$ and the undershoot $a - Y_{\tau_a-}$ and overshoot $Y_{\tau_a}-a$ of $Y$ at $\tau_a$. As application we obtain explicit expressions for the laws of a number of functionals of drawdowns and rallies in a completely asymmetric exponential L\'{e}vy model.

Suggested Citation

  • Aleksandar Mijatovic & Martijn R. Pistorius, 2011. "On the drawdown of completely asymmetric Levy processes," Papers 1103.1460, arXiv.org, revised Sep 2012.
  • Handle: RePEc:arx:papers:1103.1460
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://arxiv.org/pdf/1103.1460
    File Function: Latest version
    Download Restriction: no

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. Olympia Hadjiliadis & Jan Vecer, 2006. "Drawdowns preceding rallies in the Brownian motion model," Quantitative Finance, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 6(5), pages 403-409.
    2. Pospisil, Libor & Vecer, Jan & Hadjiliadis, Olympia, 2009. "Formulas for stopped diffusion processes with stopping times based on drawdowns and drawups," Stochastic Processes and their Applications, Elsevier, vol. 119(8), pages 2563-2578, August.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. David Landriault & Bin Li & Hongzhong Zhang, 2017. "A Unified Approach for Drawdown (Drawup) of Time-Homogeneous Markov Processes," Papers 1702.07786, arXiv.org.

    More about this item

    NEP fields

    This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:arx:papers:1103.1460. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (arXiv administrators). General contact details of provider: http://arxiv.org/ .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.