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Analytically Tractable Stochastic Stock Price Models by Archil Gulisashvili

By Archil Gulisashvili

Asymptotic research of stochastic inventory expense types is the relevant subject of the current quantity. exact examples of such types are stochastic volatility versions, which have been constructed as a solution to sure imperfections in a celebrated Black-Scholes version of choice pricing. In a inventory cost version with stochastic volatility, the random habit of the volatility is defined through a stochastic procedure. for example, within the Hull-White version the volatility approach is a geometrical Brownian movement, the Stein-Stein version makes use of an Ornstein-Uhlenbeck strategy because the stochastic volatility, and within the Heston version a Cox-Ingersoll-Ross approach governs the habit of the volatility. one of many author's major pursuits is to supply sharp asymptotic formulation with mistakes estimates for distribution densities of inventory costs, choice pricing features, and implied volatilities in a variety of stochastic volatility types. the writer additionally establishes sharp asymptotic formulation for the implied volatility at severe moves ordinarily stochastic inventory rate versions. the current quantity is addressed to researchers and graduate scholars operating within the zone of monetary arithmetic, research, or likelihood thought. The reader is predicted to be acquainted with parts of classical research, stochastic research and likelihood idea.

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78) (see [Wat95]). 79) 34 1 Volatility Processes for all y > 0. The same conclusion is valid in the weak sense. 79). 46 It is clear that the results obtained in Sect. 25)). It suffices to replace a by qm and b by q. 77) becomes ρt (y) = 4qm 4qeqt 4qy0 4qeqt y 2 χ ; 2 , 2 qt , 2 qt 2 qt c (e − 1) c (e − 1) c c (e − 1) y > 0. 25) is used to model a random behavior of the interest rate (see [CIR85]). In mathematics, the CIR process is called the Feller process after W. Feller who studied the diffusion equation associated with this process.

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35). This density will be denoted χn2 . 26 A Gamma distribution with scale parameter θ > 0 and shape parameter k > 0 is the distribution whose density is given by (y; k, θ ) = θk y 1 y k−1 e− θ 1{y≥0} . 26, the symbol (k) stands for the Gamma function defined by ∞ (k) = y k−1 e−y dy, k > 0. 27 The chi-square distribution with n degrees of freedom admits a density χn2 satisfying χn2 = n ·; , 2 . 27 for n = 1 and n = 2, and leave the rest of the prove as an exercise for the reader. Let n = 1. Then for every λ ≥ 0 we have √ P X12 1 ≤λ = √ 2π λ √ − λ e− u2 2 1 du = √ 2π λ 1 z− 2 e− 2 dz.

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