CCF approach for asymptotic option pricing under the CEV diffusion

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In the last two decades, the asymptotic expansion approach has become popular in mathematical finance because it enables us to obtain closed-form approximation formulae for many kinds of options within various kinds of financial models, such as local and stochastic volatility models. In this study, we propose an asymptotic expansion formula for the option price in a constant elasticity of variance model using the asymptotic expansion technique and Fourier analysis. This approach enables us to derive the higher order terms using only algebraic computation. Furthermore, this method enables us to derive not only the price of European options but also the price of options with an early exercise feature, such as Bermudan options and American options.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1603-1620
Number of pages18
JournalInternational Journal of Computer Mathematics
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Aug 2


  • Bermudan options
  • CEV process
  • Conditional characteristic function (CCF)
  • Fourier analysis
  • asymptotic expansion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics


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