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Preliminary remarks on option pricing and dynamic hedging


  • Michel Fliess

    () (LIX - Laboratoire d'informatique de l'École polytechnique [Palaiseau] - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - Polytechnique - X)

  • Cédric Join

    (ALIEN - Algebra for Digital Identification and Estimation - Inria Lille - Nord Europe - Inria - Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique - Inria Saclay - Ile de France - Inria - Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique - Ecole Centrale de Lille - Polytechnique - X - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, CRAN - Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy - UL - Université de Lorraine - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)


An elementary arbitrage principle and the existence of trends in financial time series, which is based on a theorem published in 1995 by P. Cartier and Y. Perrin, lead to a new understanding of option pricing and dynamic hedging. Intricate problems related to violent behaviors of the underlying, like the existence of jumps, become then quite straightforward by incorporating them into the trends. Several convincing computer experiments are reported.

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  • Michel Fliess & Cédric Join, 2012. "Preliminary remarks on option pricing and dynamic hedging," Post-Print hal-00705373, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:hal-00705373
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