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Malliavin calculus in finance

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  • Arturo Kohatsu
  • Montero Miquel

Abstract

This article is an introduction to Malliavin Calculus for practitioners. We treat one specific application to the calculation of greeks in Finance. We consider also the kernel density method to compute greeks and an extension of the Vega index called the local vega index.

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  • Arturo Kohatsu & Montero Miquel, 2003. "Malliavin calculus in finance," Economics Working Papers 672, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
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    1. Chen, Nan & Glasserman, Paul, 2007. "Malliavin Greeks without Malliavin calculus," Stochastic Processes and their Applications, Elsevier, vol. 117(11), pages 1689-1723, November.
    2. Leão, Dorival & Ohashi, Alberto, 2012. "Weak Approximations for Wiener Functionals," Insper Working Papers wpe_276, Insper Working Paper, Insper Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa.
    3. Leão, Dorival & Ohashi, Alberto, 2010. "Weak Approximations for Wiener Functionals," Insper Working Papers wpe_215, Insper Working Paper, Insper Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa.
    4. Nicola Cufaro Petroni & Piergiacomo Sabino, 2011. "Multidimensional Quasi-Monte Carlo Malliavin Greeks," Papers 1103.5722, arXiv.org.
    5. Tahmasebi, M., 2014. "Smooth density for the solution of scalar SDEs with locally Lipschitz coefficients under Hörmander condition," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 85(C), pages 51-62.
    6. Nicola Cufaro Petroni & Piergiacomo Sabino, 2013. "Multidimensional quasi-Monte Carlo Malliavin Greeks," Decisions in Economics and Finance, Springer;Associazione per la Matematica, vol. 36(2), pages 199-224, November.
    7. Boyle, Phelim & Potapchik, Alexander, 2008. "Prices and sensitivities of Asian options: A survey," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 42(1), pages 189-211, February.

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    Keywords

    Malliavin claculus; computational finance; Greeks; Monte Carlo methods; kernel density method;

    JEL classification:

    • C63 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Computational Techniques
    • G12 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Asset Pricing; Trading Volume; Bond Interest Rates

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