pricing of foreign currency options by James N. Bodurtha

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Published by Salomon Brothers Center for the Study of Financial Institutions, Graduate School of Business Administration, New York University in New York, N.Y .

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Subjects:

  • Foreign exchange -- Mathematical models.,
  • Option (Contract),
  • International finance.

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Bibliography: p.87.

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Statementby James N. Bodurtha and Georges R. Courtadon.
SeriesMonograph series in finance and economics -- monograph 1987-4/5., Monograph series in finance and economics -- monograph 1987-4/5.
ContributionsCourtadon, Georges., Salomon Brothers Center for the Study of Financial Institutions., New York University. Graduate School of Business Administration.
The Physical Object
Pagination90 p. ;
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17780546M

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Throughout the book, author David DeRosa addresses the essential elements of this discipline and prepares you for the various challenges you could face. This book covers foreign exchange options from the point of view of the finance practitioner.

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An FX Forward contract is an agreement to buy or sell a fixed amount of foreign currency at previously agreed exchange rate (called strike) at defined date (called maturity). on maturity date A will buy USD at exchange rate EURUSD calculate forward exchange rate in euros: Forward in dollars=spot+Forwardpoints/, Forward in Euros.

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A Currency Options (CO) Contract is an agreement that gives investors the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell a Currency Futures Contract on a future date at a fixed price.

COs give investors the right to buy the underlying Currency Future. Put Options give them the right to sell it.

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