Pricing Barrier and Average Options under Stochastic Volatility Environment
This paper proposes a new approximation method of pricing barrier and average options under stochastic volatility environment by applying an asymptotic expansion approach. In particular, a high-order expansion scheme for general multi-dimensional diffusion processes is effectively applied. Moreover, the paper combines a static hedging method with the asymptotic expansion method for pricing barrier options. Finally, numerical examples show that the fourth or fifth-order asymptotic expansion scheme provides sufficiently accurate approximations under the ƒÉ-SABR and SABR models.
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- Akihiko Takahashi & Nakahiro Yoshida, 2005. "Monte Carlo Simulation with Asymptotic Method," CIRJE F-Series CIRJE-F-335, CIRJE, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo.
- Syoiti Ninomiya & Nicolas Victoir, 2008. "Weak Approximation of Stochastic Differential Equations and Application to Derivative Pricing," Applied Mathematical Finance, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(2), pages 107-121.
- Yoshifumi Muroi, 2005. "Pricing contingent claims with credit risk: Asymptotic expansion approach," Finance and Stochastics, Springer, vol. 9(3), pages 415-427, July.
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