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Pricing and Hedging of Contingent Credit Lines

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  • Elena Loukoianova
  • Salih N. Neftci
  • Sunil Sharma

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Contingent credit lines (CCLs) are widely used in bank lending and also play an important role in the functioning of short-term capital markets. Yet, their pricing and hedging has not received much attention in the finance literature. Using a financial engineering approach, the paper analyzes the structure of simple CCLs, examines methods for their pricing, and discusses the problems faced in hedging CCL portfolios.

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  • Elena Loukoianova & Salih N. Neftci & Sunil Sharma, 2006. "Pricing and Hedging of Contingent Credit Lines," IMF Working Papers 06/13, International Monetary Fund.
  • Handle: RePEc:imf:imfwpa:06/13
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    1. Chava, Sudheer & Jarrow, Robert, 2008. "Modeling loan commitments," Finance Research Letters, Elsevier, vol. 5(1), pages 11-20, March.
    2. Heidorn, Thomas & Schmaltz, Christian & Kunze, Wolfgang, 2008. "Liquiditätsmodellierung von Kreditzusagen (term facilities and revolver)," Frankfurt School - Working Paper Series 93, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.
    3. Pinaki Bag & Michael Jacobs, 2011. "Parsimonious exposure-at-default modeling for unfunded loan commitments," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 13(1), pages 77-94, December.
    4. Chateau, John-Peter D., 2009. "Marking-to-model credit and operational risks of loan commitments: A Basel-2 advanced internal ratings-based approach," International Review of Financial Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 18(5), pages 260-270, December.

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    Keywords

    Economic models; Banking; Capital markets; Hedging; Contingent credit line (CCL); pricing; credit line; credit lines; bond; hedge; Simulation Methods;

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