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A Note on Parameters in Binomial Option Pricing

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  • Garry de Jager

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This paper outlines some difficuilties, including arbitrage possibilities, with published binomial option pricing parameters. A new set of parameters are developed, and tested under exacting conditions against the more popular choices.

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  • Garry de Jager, 1991. "A Note on Parameters in Binomial Option Pricing," Working Paper Series 2, Finance Discipline Group, UTS Business School, University of Technology, Sydney.
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    6. Orlin J. Grabbe, "undated". "The Pricing of Call and Put Options on Foreign Exchange," Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Working Papers 6-83, Wharton School Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research.
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