Essays about: "Hedging"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 127 essays containing the word Hedging.

  1. 1. Efficient Sensitivity Analysis using Algorithmic  Differentiation in Financial Applications

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik; KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Ludvig Lamm; Erik Sunnegårdh; [2015]
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    Abstract : One of the most essential tasks of a financial institution is to keep the financial risk the institution is facing down to an acceptable level. This risk can for example be incurred due to bought or sold financial contracts, however, it can usually be dealt with using some kind of hedging technique. READ MORE

  2. 2. Credit Value Adjustment: The Aspects of Pricing Counterparty Credit Risk on Interest Rate Swaps

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Martin Hellander; [2015]
    Keywords : OTC derivatives; Credit Value Adjustment; Debit Value Adjustment; wrongway risk; interest rate swaps; LIBOR Market Model; Cox-Ingersoll-Ross process.;

    Abstract : In this thesis, the pricing of counterparty credit risk on an OTC plain vanilla interest rate swap is investigated. Counterparty credit risk can be defined as the risk that a counterparty in a financial contract might not be able or willing to fulfil their obligations. This risk has to be taken into account in the valuation of an OTC derivative. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hedging Interest Rate Swaps

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Lovisa Jangenstål; [2015]
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    Abstract : This thesis investigates hedging strategies for a book of interest rate swaps of the currencies EUR and SEK. The aim is to minimize the variance of the portfolio and keep the transaction costs down. The analysis is performed using historical simulation for two different cases. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evaluation of Hedging Strategies of Asian Options on Electricity at Nord Pool

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Ella Zackrisson; [2015]
    Keywords : Hedging strategies; Asian Options; Electricity;

    Abstract : This thesis empirically evaluates a geometric Brownian motion and a stochastic volatility model for modeling futures prices and hedging Asian call options on the electricity spot price. Estimation of parameters for the models is done based on historical futures prices of futures contracts with a one month delivery period using nonlinear regression and Maximum Likelihood techniques. READ MORE

  5. 5. Optimization of hydro power on the Nordic electricity exchange using financial derivatives

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik; KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Viktor Enoksson; Fredrik Svedberg; [2015]
    Keywords : Optimization; hydro power; linear programming; stochastic programming; scenario construction; stochastic inflow modeling; financial derivatives on electricity.;

    Abstract : Since the deregulation of the Nordic electricity market in 1996, electricity has become one of the most traded commodities in the Nordic region. The electricity price is characterized by large fluctuations as the supply and demand of electricity are seasonally dependent. READ MORE