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Author Kwok, Y. K. (Yue-Kuen), 1957-

Title Mathematical models of financial derivatives / Yue-Kuen Kwok
Edition 2nd ed
Published Berlin : Springer, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xv, 530 pages) : illustrations
Series Springer finance, 1616-0533
Springer finance.
Contents Introduction to Derivative Instruments -- Fundamental Concepts of Financial Economics and Asset Price Dynamics -- Pricing Models for One-Asset European Options -- Path Dependent Options -- American Options and Free Boundary Value Problems -- Numerical Schemes for Pricing Options -- Interest Rate Models and Bond Pricing -- Interest Rate Instruments
Summary Mathematical Models of Financial Derivatives is a textbook on the theory behind modeling derivatives using the financial engineering approach, focussing on the martingale pricing principles that are common to most derivative securities. A wide range of financial derivatives commonly traded in the equity and fixed income markets are analyzed, emphasizing on the aspects of pricing, hedging and their risk management. Starting from the renowned Black-Scholes-Merton formulation of option pricing model, readers are guided through the text on the new advances on the state-of-the-art derivative pricing models and interest rate models. Both analytic techniques and numerical methods for solving various types of derivative pricing models are emphasized. The second edition presents a substantial revision of the first edition. The continuous-time martingale pricing theory is motivated through analysis of the underlying financial economics principles within a discrete-time framework. A large collection of closed-form formulas of various forms of exotic equity and fixed income derivatives are documented. The most recent research results and methodologies are made accessible to readers through the extensive set of exercises at the end of each chapter. Yue-Kuen Kwok is Professor of Mathematics at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is the author of over 80 research papers and several books, including Applied Complex Variables. He is an associate editor of Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control and Asia-Pacific Financial Markets
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 507-516)-and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Derivative securities -- Mathematical models.
Derivative securities -- Mathematical models.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783540686880