New sections on local-volatility dynamics, and on stochastic volatility models Counterparty risk in interest rate payoff valuation is also considered, motivated by the recent Basel II framework developments. Damiano Brigo, Fabio Mercurio. Counterparty risk in interest rate payoff valuation is also considered, motivated Interest Rate Models Theory and Practice. By Damiano Brigo, Fabio Mercurio. is based on the book. ”Interest Rate Models: Theory and Practice – with Smile, Inflation and Credit” by D. Brigo and F. Mercurio, Springer-Verlag, (2nd ed.

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The 2nd edition of this successful book has several new features.

A discussion of historical estimation of the instantaneous correlation matrix and of rank reduction has been added, and a LIBOR-model consistent swaption-volatility interpolation technique has been introduced. Thus the book can help quantitative analysts and advanced traders price and hedge interest-rate derivatives with a sound theoretical apparatus, explaining which models can be used in practice for some major concrete problems.

This is the book on interest rate models and should proudly stand on the bookshelf of every quantitative finance practitioner and student involved with interest rate models.

Examples of calibrations to real market data are now considered. All changes in the value of the portfolio can be meecurio to be entirely due to capital gains, with none resulting from the withdrawal or infusion of cash.

Praise for the first edition.

For analytical modeling, the Vasicek model is usually the raye one discussed in the literature, and this book is no exception. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Ensuring that interest rates remain positive is thought of as an important side constraint by many modelers, who point to the large negative rates that may occur in Gaussian models of interest rates. From one side, the authors would like to help quantitative analysts and advanced traders handle interest-rate derivatives with a sound theoretical apparatus.


The parts that describe each type of rtae and what could be used to price them is also very complete and intuitive. The lack of an economic interpretation for the default event is to be contrasted with term structure models, and the authors discuss this in detail.

The book is very complete about all the models in literature, from 1 factor model all the way to Libor Market models and Ratw. One person found this helpful.

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Rxte the latter, a clever choice of gauge can make calculations a lot easier. The 2nd edition of this successful book has several new features. This is an area that is rarely covered by books on mathematical finance. Of particular importance in this discussion is the role of the Radon-Nikodym derivative, a concept that arises in measure theory, and also the use of Bayes rule for conditional expectations.

To fully appreciate this discussion, if not the entire book, readers will arte to have a solid understanding of these concepts along with stochastic calculus and numerical solution of stochastic differential equations. NawalkhaGloria M.

Ample space in the book is devoted to a discussion of this model, which is essentially one where one adds a “square root” to the diffusion coefficient. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. New sections on local-volatility dynamics, and on stochastic volatility models have been added, with a thorough treatment of the recently developed uncertain-volatility approach. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. The Perfect Hedger and the Fox.

For credit risk, the defaultable zero coupon bond is the analog of the zero coupon bond for interest rate curves. Since Credit Derivatives are increasingly fundamental, and since in the reduced-form modells framework much of the technique involved is analogous to interest-rate modeling, Credit Mercuio — mostly Credit Default Swaps CDSCDS Options and Constant Maturity CDS – are discussed, building on the basic short rate-models and market models introduced earlier for the default-free market.


Write a customer review. Of particular importance is the appearance of copulas in chapter 21, which have been interesy lately for their alleged role in the “financial crisis”.

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This simultaneous attention to theory and practice is difficult to find in other available literature. Springer; 2nd edition August 2, Language: The rest of the book I haven’t read yet. One model that particularly stands out in this regard is due to B. The first inrerest of the book sets the tone for the rafe of the book, and can be considered as an elementary introduction to the theory of contingent claim valuation.

Its main goal is to construct some kind of bridge between theory and practice in this field.

Interest Rate Models Theory and Practice

Their strategy is to enforce positivity via the discount factor, and doing this in such a way so interst to eliminate the possibility of “explosions”, i. Extended table of contentswhere the extended table of contents is available.

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