Local-Stochastic Volatility: Models and Non-Models
9 Pages Posted: 21 Jan 2017 Last revised: 20 Jul 2017
Date Written: January 1, 2017
We examine local-stochastic volatility models and derive a simple condition such models need to obey so that the carry P&L of a delta-hedged/vega-hedged position makes sense in a trading context.
We give examples of admissible and non-admissible models and discuss the issue of the delta position in the hedge portfolio.
We end with a characterization of the break-even levels of the local volatility model - itself in the admissible class.
Keywords: Local volatility, Stochastic volatility
JEL Classification: G13
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