Essays about: "Financial mathematics"

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  1. 1. Value at Risk Estimation with Generative Adversarial Networks

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : David Tobjörk; [2021]
    Keywords : generative adversarial networks value at risk finance machine learning neural networks; Mathematics and Statistics;

    Abstract : Risk is of large importance for financial institutions and there are many different measures that can be used. A popular one is value at risk (VaR), which is the maximum likely loss for a portfolio of financial assets. Different methods of estimating it has been suggested, one often described is the variance-covariance method. READ MORE

  2. 2. Advanced methods for pricing financial derivatives in a market modelwith two stochastic volatilities

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Author : Victor Folajin; [2021]
    Keywords : Financial derivative; market model; cubature method; stochastic Taylor expansion; Stratonovich integral;

    Abstract : This thesis is on an advanced method for pricing financial derivatives in a market model,which comprises two stochastic volatilities. Financial derivatives are instruments whosethat is related to any financial asset. Underlying assets in derivatives are mostly financialinstruments; such as security, currency or a commodity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Increasing Retention in Insurtechs Through Churn Prediction

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : John Rapp Farnes; Oskar Christiansen; [2021]
    Keywords : Non-life insurance; Property and casualty insurance; Customer retention; Churn prediction; Predictive analytics; Classification; Machine learning; Mathematics and Statistics;

    Abstract : Over the last decades, the Swedish insurance industry has seen decreased entry barriers due to deregulation and emerging new technologies, which have the potential to disturb the stagnated and consolidated competitive landscape of the industry. Initiated by newcomers like American insurance startup Lemonade, and later Swedish Hedvig among others, there is an increased push toward digitalization, transparency, and automation in the industry. READ MORE

  4. 4. Factor Models For The Term Structure Of STIBOR Rates

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Jonatan Persson; [2021]
    Keywords : Interest rates; Time series; State space models; Mathematics and Statistics;

    Abstract : The yield curve of a collection of debt contracts describes the yield of the debt contract as a function of the length-to-maturity of the contract. It turns out that these yield curves provide useful insight about the economy as a whole and can, for example, be used to predict short-term economic downturns. READ MORE

  5. 5. Index prediction on the Swedish stock market using natural language processing methods on Swedish news

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Erik Ris; Axel Sjöberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Stock market prediction; Index prediction; Sentiment analysis; Topic modelling; LDA; Swedish newspaper data; NLP; Machine Learning; RNN; Mathematics and Statistics;

    Abstract : This master thesis explores if topic modelling and sentiment analysis on Swedish financial newspaper data can be used to predict the direction of the Swedish stock market. A pipeline was set up where full length articles as well as article summaries were fed into a topic model and a sentiment analysis model. READ MORE