Financial Calculus: An Introduction to Derivative Pricing

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Here is the first rigorous and accessible account of the mathematics behind the pricing, construction, and hedging of derivative securities. With mathematical precision and in a style tailored for market practioners, the authors describe key concepts such as martingales, change of measure, and the Heath-Jarrow-Morton model. Starting from discrete-time hedging on binary trees, the authors develop continuous-time stock models (including the Black-Scholes method). They stress practicalities including examples from stock, currency and interest rate markets, all accompanied by graphical illustrations with realistic data. The authors provide a full glossary of probabilistic and financial terms.

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Here is the first rigorous and accessible account of the mathematics behind the pricing, construction and hedging of derivative securities. Key concepts are described with mathematical precision in a style tailored for market practitioners. Practicalities are stressed, including examples from stock, currency and interest rate markets, all accompanied by graphical illustrations. A full glossary of probabilistic and financial terms is provided.This up-to-date book will be an essential purchase for market practitioners, quantitative analysts, and derivatives traders, whether existing or trainees in investment banks in the major financial centres throughout the world.

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