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This new and unique book demonstrates that Excel and VBA can play an important role in the explanation and implementation of numerical methods across finance. Advanced Modelling in Finance provides a comprehensive look at equities, options on equities and options on bonds from the early 1950s to the late 1990s.
The book adopts a step-by-step approach to understanding the more sophisticated aspects of Excel macros and VBA programming, showing how these programming techniques can be used to model and manipulate financial data, as applied to equities, bonds and options. The book is essential for financial practitioners who need to develop their financial modelling skill sets as there is an increase in the need to analyse and develop ever more complex 'what if' scenarios.
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This book will appeal to both graduate students and practitioners. Students will value the Excel spreadsheets allowing them to develop their knowledge of modelling in finance, using a step-by-step approach accompanied by explanations using elementary mathematical statistics and probability. Practitioners will value the VBA functions as a source of up-to-date and efficient programs that can be easily used from Excel.
Standard material covered includes:
* portfolio theory and efficient frontiers
* the Capital Asset Pricing Model, beta and variance-covariance matrices
* performance measurement
* the Black-Scholes option pricing formula
* binomial trees for options on equities and bonds
* Monte Carlo simulation
* bond yield-to-maturity, duration and convexity
* term structure models from Vasicek and Cox, Ingersoll and Ross
Advanced topics covered include:
* style analysis
* an improved binomial tree (Leisen and Reimer)
* Quasi Monte Carlo simulation
* volatility smiles
* Black, Derman and Toy trees
* normal interest rate trees
The book is accompanied by a CD-ROM containing the spreadsheets, VBA functions and macros used throughout the work.
This unique book demonstrates that Excel and VBA can play an important role in the explanation and implementation of numerical methods across finance. It takes a comprehensive look at equities, options on equities and options on bonds from the early 1950s to the late 1990s. Each area contains both standard material and more advanced topics.
All models are developed fully in both spreadsheets, bringing clarity to teaching in finance, and user-defined functions in VBA, giving a ready-made library of portable functions that can be used in Excel. The spreadsheets and VBA functions are provided on a CD-ROM.
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