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The mathematics of financial derivatives

The mathematics of financial derivatives
an student introduction

  • ISBN: 9780521497893
  • Editorial: Cambridge University Press
  • Lugar de la edición: Cambridge. Reino Unido
  • Encuadernación: Rústica
  • Medidas: 23 cm
  • Nº Pág.: 333
  • Idiomas: Inglés

Papel: Rústica
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Finance is one of the fastest growing areas in the modern banking and corporate world. This, together with the sophistication of modern financial products, provides a rapidly growing impetus for new mathematical models and modern mathematical methods; the area is an expanding source for novel and relevant 'real-world' mathematics. In this book the authors describe the modelling of financial derivative products from an applied mathematician's viewpoint, from modelling through analysis to elementary computation. A unified approach to modelling derivative products as partial differential equations is presented, using numerical solutions where appropriate. Some mathematics is assumed, but clear explanations are provided for material beyond elementary calculus, probability, and algebra. Over 140 exercises are included. This volume will become the standard introduction to this exciting new field for advanced undergraduate students. Table of Contents Part I. Basic Option Theory: 1. An introduction to options and markets 2. Asset price random walks 3. The Black-Scholes model 4. Partial differential equations 5. The Black-Scholes formulae 6. Variations on the Black-Scholes model 7. American options Part II. Numerical Methods: 8. Finite-difference methods 9. Methods for American options 10. Binomial methods Part III. Further Option Theory: 11. Exotic and path-dependent options 12. Barrier options 13. A unifying framework for path-dependent options 14. Asian options 15. Lookback options 16. Options with transaction costs Part IV. Interest Rate Derivative Products: 17. Interest rate derivatives 18. Convertible bonds Hints to selected exercises Bibliography Index.


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