University of Technology Sydney

37005 Fundamentals of Derivative Security Pricing

8cp
Requisite(s): 24 credit points of completed study in spk(s): STM91543 Core Subjects (Mathematics)
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 25873 Fundamentals of Derivative Security Pricing

Description

This subject introduces the basic concepts for the pricing of derivative securities from an intuitive perspective. Topics include; arbitrage pricing in continuous time, different interpretations of the arbitrage pricing condition, leading to the partial differential equation, martingale and integral evaluation viewpoints. Exotic options, American option and option pricing under stochastic volatility are also considered.


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