Advances in Fixed Income Valuation Modeling and Risk Management


Advances in Fixed Income Valuation Modeling and Risk Management provides in-depth examinations by thirty-one expert research and opinion leaders on topics such as problems encountered in valuing interest rate derivatives, tax effects in U.S. government bond markets, portfolio risk management, valuation of treasury bond futures contract's embedded options, and risk analysis of international bonds. This comprehensive guide explores the theories and research findings that are at the forefront of this remarkable industry.

  • With so many products to consider, along with new theories and approaches underlying them, this book offers accurate valuation and management of investment risk in these difficult times.

  • Topics include: Problems encountered in valuing interest rate derivatives; Valuation and portfolio risk management with mortgage-backed securities; and Arbitrage-free bond canonical decomposition.

Table of Contents


Contributing Authors

Index of Advertisers

  1. Interest Rate Models (O. Cheyette)

  2. The Four Faces of an Interest Rate Model (P. Fitton and J. McNatt)

  3. Arbitrage-Free Bond Canonical Decomposition (T. Ho and M. Chen)

  4. Valuing Path-Dependent Securities: Some Numerical Examples (C. Howard)

  5. Problems Encountered in Valuing Interest Rate Derivatives (Y. Pierides)

  6. Recent Advances in Corporate Bond Valuation (L. Gagnon, et al.).

  7. An Options Approach to Commercial Mortgages and CMBS Valuation and Risk Analysis (D. Jacob, et al.)

  8. A Two-Factor Model for the Valuation of the T-Bond Futures Contract's Embedded Options (S. Nielsen and E. Ronn)

  9. Pricing and Hedging Interest Rate Risks with the Multi-Factor Cox-Ingersoll-Ross Model (R. Chen and L. Scott)

  10. Valuation and Analysis of ARMs (S. Mansukhani)

  11. Valuation and Portfolio Risk Management with Mortgage-Backed Securities (S. Zenios)

  12. An Integrated Framework for Valuation and Risk Analysis of International Bonds (R. Bhansali and L. Goldberg)

  13. Tax Effects in U.S. Government Bond Markets (E. Ronn and Y. Shin)

  14. Fixed-Income Risk (R. Kahn)

  15. Advanced Risk Measures for Fixed-Income Securities (T. Geske and G. Klinkhammer)

  16. Yield Curve Risk Management (R. Reitano)

  17. Portfolio Risk Management (H. Fong and O. Vasicek)

  18. Numerical Pitfalls of Lattice-Based Duration and Convexity Calculations (C. Howard)

  19. Price Sensitivity Measures for Brady Bonds (S. Dym)

  20. Modeling and Forecasting Interest Rate Volatility with GARCH (W. Lee and J. Yin)