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Adequacao das Medidas ve Valor em Risco na Formulacao da Exigencia de Capital para Estrategias de Op
Company: Banco Central do Brasil
Year Of Publication: 2005
Month Of Publication: September
Pages: 34
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Language: EN
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Date: 12-29-2005
Publisher: Administrator
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Options strategies are combinations of transactions involving options on the same underlying asset or simultaneous positions on those derivatives assets and the underlying asset. Such transactions create new investment opportunities and different risk exposures, leading to specific capital requirements for financial institutions. However, there is a little agreement as to the methods for computing the capital requirements to cover strategic risks, so that, at the same time, speculative positions can be covered and risk-reducing transactions are not penalized. This article discusses various methods for the computation of capital requirements for stock option strategies in the Brazilian market. Six methods are analyzed according to the rules prescribed by the Basel Committee. One of the methods is standard, and the other five are based on Value at Risk concept.
This paper is written in Portugese.
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Araujo, Gustavo S. Sign in to follow this author
da Silveira Barbedo, C. Sign in to follow this author
Faco Lemgruber, Eduardo Sign in to follow this author
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