An Introduction to Equity Derivatives: Theory and Practice by Sebastien Bossu, Philippe Henrotte, Olivier Bossard

By Sebastien Bossu, Philippe Henrotte, Olivier Bossard

Everything you want to get a grip at the advanced global of derivatives

Written by way of the across the world revered academic/finance expert writer group of Sebastien Bossu and Philipe Henrotte, An advent to fairness Derivatives is the absolutely up-to-date and increased moment version of the preferred Finance and Derivatives. It covers all the basics of quantitative finance in actual fact and concisely with out going into pointless technical element. Designed for either new practitioners and scholars, it calls for no earlier historical past in finance and contours twelve chapters of steadily expanding trouble, starting with uncomplicated ideas of rate of interest and discounting, and finishing with complicated options in derivatives, volatility buying and selling, and unique items. every one bankruptcy contains quite a few illustrations and workouts followed through the appropriate monetary conception. issues coated contain current price, arbitrage pricing, portfolio conception, derivates pricing, delta-hedging, the Black-Scholes version, and more.

  • An first-class source for finance execs and traders trying to collect an realizing of economic derivatives concept and practice
  • Completely revised and up-to-date with new chapters, together with insurance of state of the art techniques in volatility buying and selling and unique products

An accompanying site is accessible which includes extra assets together with powerpoint slides and spreadsheets. stopover at www.introeqd.com for details.Content:
Chapter 1 rate of interest (pages 1–10):
Chapter 2 Classical funding principles (pages 11–17):
Chapter three fastened source of revenue (pages 19–34):
Chapter four Portfolio concept (pages 35–46):
Chapter five fairness Derivatives (pages 47–64):
Chapter 6 The Binomial version (pages 65–73):
Chapter 7 The Lognormal version (pages 75–82):
Chapter eight Dynamic Hedging (pages 83–92):
Chapter nine types for Asset costs in non-stop Time (pages 93–107):
Chapter 10 The Black?Scholes version (pages 109–116):
Chapter eleven Volatility buying and selling (pages 117–125):
Chapter 12 unique Derivatives (pages 127–141):

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CT paid at dates t1 , t2 , . . , T: P= Ct2 N + CT Ct1 + + ··· + . 13. 12 and generalizes to any fixed income security4 paying a series of n cash flows Ft1 , Ft2 , · · · , Ftn at future dates t1 , t 2 , · · · , tn : P= Ft1 Ft2 Ftn + + ··· + . (1 + z(t1 ))t1 (1 + z(t2 ))t2 (1 + z(tn ))tn The formal proof of this result is based on a decomposition of the security’s cash flows into a portfolio of zero-coupon bonds (see Problem 12). 1 above, we may infer the zero-coupon rates from the prices of standard bonds if we assume that there is no arbitrage opportunity on the bond market.

3 Bond Markets Bonds are issued by a government’s treasury department through auctions on the primary market at a price close to the par amount N. Once issued they are traded on the secondary market at a fluctuating price. At maturity, bondholders surrender their securities to the issuer who repays the par amount N. At each coupon date (typically at every anniversary of the issue date) coupons are ‘detached’ and bondholders receive the coupon amount from the issuer. 24 An Introduction to Equity Derivatives 3-3 Yield Bond analysis essentially deals with two problems: • Relative value analysis: Compare two bonds whose prices are known; • Fundamental value analysis: Find the value of a bond whose price is unknown.

Assuming no arbitrage, this benefit must be reflected with a lower forward price. 54 An Introduction to Equity Derivatives For ease of exposure, we look at the impact of a single dividend payment in one of the following two forms: • A fixed cash dividend D paid at time 0 ≤ tD ≤ T; • A proportional dividend at rate d paid at time 0 ≤ td ≤ T, corresponding to a variable cash amount of d × Std . Note that the value of D or d is assumed to be known in advance, which is not entirely realistic, especially for long maturities.

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