


From Moving Average Local and Stochastic Volatility Models to 2Factor Stochastic Volatility ModelsOleg Kovrizhkinaffiliation not provided to SSRN October 6, 2006 Abstract: We consider the following models: 1. Generalization of a local volatility model rolled with a moving average of the spot: dS = mu Sdt + sigma(S/A)SdW$ where A(t) is a moving average of spot S. 2. Generalization of Heston pure stochastic volatility model rolled with a moving average of the stochastic volatility: dS = mu Sdt + sigma SdW, dsigma^2 = k(theta  sigma^2)dt + gamma sigma dZ where theta(t) is a moving average of variance sigma^2. 3. Generalization of a full stochastic volatility with the process for volatility depending on both sigma and S and rolled with a moving average of S: dS = mu Sdt + sigma SdW, dsigma = a(sigma, S/A)dt + b(sigma, S/A)dZ, corr(dW, dZ) = rho(sigma, S/A)$, where A(t) is a moving average of the spot S. We will generalize these and other ideas further and show that they lead to a 2factor pure stochastic volatility model: dS = mu Sdt + sigma SdW$, sigma = sigma(v_1, v_2), dv_1 = a_1(v_1, v_2)dt + b_1(v_1, v_2)dZ_1, dv_2 = a_2(v_1, v_2)dt + b_2(v_1, v_2)dZ_2, corr(dW, dZ_1) = rho_1(v_1, v_2), corr(dW, dZ_2) = rho_2(v_1, v_2), corr(dZ_1, dZ_2) = rho_3(v_1, v_2) and give examples of analytically solvable models, applicable for multicurrency models consistent with cross currency pairs dynamics in FX. We also consider jumps and stochastic interest rates.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 36 Keywords: Local, Stochastic, moving average, jumps, Levy, multifactor JEL Classification: C00, C63, G13 Date posted: July 15, 2006 ; Last revised: August 23, 2008Suggested CitationContact Information



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