Search for dissertations about: "dissertation on financial derivatives"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words dissertation on financial derivatives.

  1. 1. Income taxation of derivatives and other financial instruments - economic substance versus legal form : A study focusing on Swedish non-financial companies

    Author : Axel Hilling; Peter Melz; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
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    Abstract : The aim of this book is to examine the Swedish income tax treatment of derivatives, to ascertain the extent to which this treatment provides tax arbitrage opportunities, and to present possible solution that may prevent existing arbitrage opportunities. This study establishes that there are two types of financial instruments that constitute the greatest challenges regarding tax arbitrage opportunities in the Swedish income tax system: hybrid financial instruments and synthetic instruments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Risks in Investment Strategies

    Author : Ian Khrashchevskyi; Ai Jun Hou; Jarkko Peltomäki; Mika Vaihekoski; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; investment strategies; risk; hedging; diversification; derivatives; safe haven; investor behavior; financial education; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation contains three articles, which investigate different types of risks investors encounter during the investment process.Article I investigates the relation between macroeconomic risk and higher-moment moment risk premia. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Derivatives and Liquidity

    Author : Caihong Xu; Lars Nordén; Björn Hagströmer; Hans Byström; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Index options; volatility smile; liquidity; index futures; expiration-day effects; limit order book; trading patience; order flows; gold futures; hedging; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation contains four essays in which derivatives markets are studied in relation to three related topics in financial economics: asset pricing, market microstructure and risk management.Essay I studies the role of relative option liquidity in explaining the volatility smile. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Financial Risks and Derivatives with Applications to Electricity Markets and Credit Markets

    Author : Rikard Green; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Markov Chain Monte Carlo; Jump Diffusion Process; Stochastic Volatility; VaR; Electricity Markets; Market Risk; Forward Curve; Credit Risk; Currency Effects;

    Abstract : Contracts traded on international financial and commodity markets are associated with complex risk structures. In this dissertation we are concerned with two specific types of risks; market risks and credit risks. The first chapter investigates market risks in the context of the Nordic electricity market. READ MORE

  5. 5. Optimization-Based Models for Measuring and Hedging Risk in Fixed Income Markets

    Author : Johan Hagenbjörk; Jörgen Blomvall; Ou Tang; Giorgio Consigli; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Finance; Fixed income; Interest rate risk; Credit risk; Risk management; Optimization; Mathematics;

    Abstract : The global fixed income market is an enormous financial market whose value by far exceeds that of the public stock markets. The interbank market consists of interest rate derivatives, whose primary purpose is to manage interest rate risk. READ MORE