[R-SIG-Finance] option model for interest rate future
James
jctoll at gmail.com
Sat Jun 16 01:43:07 CEST 2007
Robert,
It seems unusual to me that a nearly at-the-money option with a year
and a quarter left in it's life would only be worth $0.2215 according
to Bloomberg. I would double-check the calculations from Bloomberg.
To me, they seem most suspect. I'm wondering if you entered the time
to expiration incorrectly on Bloomberg, because from the looks of the
Gamma and Vega, it looks like you might have entered a shorter time.
I hope this helps. Let me know if you figure this out.
James
On Jun 15, 2007, at 12:43 PM, Robert Sams wrote:
> Thanks for the reply Sylvain and Brian,
>
> I take it that GBSOption with b=0 is what I'm looking for. However,
> I'm confused by the results. As an example, let's take the 94.50
> put on the Sep 2008 eurodollar contract, expiry 9/15/08. The price
> is 94.625 and (price) vol is 12.35%. So,
>
>> GBSOption("p",94.625, 94.50, 458/365, .05507, 0, .12382)
>
> Title:
> Black Scholes Option Valuation
>
> Call:
> GBSOption(TypeFlag = "p", S = 94.625, X = 94.5, Time = 458/365,
> r = 0.05507, b = 0, sigma = 0.12382)
>
> Parameters:
> Value:
> TypeFlag p
> S 94.625
> X 94.5
> Time 1.25479452054795
> r 0.05507
> b 0
> sigma 0.12382
>
> Option Price:
> 4.821096
>
> Description:
> Fri Jun 15 18:58:02 2007
>
>> GBSGreeks("delta","p",94.625, 94.50, 458/365, .05507, 0, .12382)
> [1] -0.4372786
>> GBSGreeks("gamma","p",94.625, 94.50, 458/365, .05507, 0, .12382)
> [1] 0.02827910
>> GBSGreeks("vega","p",94.625, 94.50, 458/365, .05507, 0, .12382)
> [1] 39.34058
>> GBSGreeks("theta","p",94.625, 94.50, 458/365, .05507, 0, .12382)
> [1] -1.675517
>> GBSGreeks("rho","p",94.625, 94.50, 458/365, .05507, 0, .12382)
> [1] -6.049485
>
> But the correct values (using Bloomberg) are:
> Price: 0.2215
> Delta: -0.426371
> Gamma: 0.499401
> Vega: 0.022302
> Theta: -0.000268
> Rho: -0.277807
>
> What am I doing wrong?
>
> Thank you,
> Robert
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sylvain BARTHELEMY [mailto:barth at tac-financial.com]
> Sent: 14 June 2007 18:01
> To: Robert Sams; r-sig-finance at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: RE: [R-SIG-Finance] option model for interest rate future
>
> Hi Robert,
>
> I think that the fOptions pack does that: GBSGreeks & GBSVolatility
>
>
> ---
> Sylvain Barthélémy
> Research Director, TAC
> www.tac-financial.com | www.sylbarth.com
>
> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : r-sig-finance-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch
> [mailto:r-sig-finance-bounces at stat.math.ethz.ch] De la part de
> Robert Sams Envoyé : jeudi 14 juin 2007 17:54 À : r-sig-
> finance at stat.math.ethz.ch Objet : [R-SIG-Finance] option model for
> interest rate future
>
> Hi,
>
> Does anyone have R code to calculate implied vol and greeks of an
> option on an interest rate future (e.g., CME's eurodollar contract)?
>
> Thanks,
> Robert
>
> _______________________________________________
> R-SIG-Finance at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list https://stat.ethz.ch/
> mailman/listinfo/r-sig-finance
> -- Subscriber-posting only.
> -- If you want to post, subscribe first.
>
> _______________________________________________
> R-SIG-Finance at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
> https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-sig-finance
> -- Subscriber-posting only.
> -- If you want to post, subscribe first.
More information about the R-SIG-Finance
mailing list