Consider an asset with a price of R190. A new forward contract
on the asset expires
in six months with a risk-free rate of 5.4% (discreet compounding).
Three months
after you entered into the contract, the price increased to R205
while the riskfree
interest rate remained the same. Calculate the credit risk if you
have a long
position and indicate whether you or the counter party bears this
risk.
Consider an asset with a price of R190. A new forward contract on the asset expires...
1. Solve for the price of a forward contract on a generic asset that expires on September 10 whose spot price as of June 10 is $45, assuming that the annually compounded risk-free rate is 6.01 percent.
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Several months ago, XYZ entered into a long forward contract on an asset with no income. XYZ agreed to pay $30 to seller at maturity. Today, the contract matures in 9 months. The risk-free rate with continuous compounding is 8.5% per annum, the underlying asset price is $38.55. Calculate the value of the above forward contract. Round your answer to the nearest 2 decimal points. For example, if your answer is $12.345, then enter "12.35" in the answer box.
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Consider a 9-month forward contract established at a rate of $28. The contract is 3 months into its life. The spot price is $30, the annual risk-free rate is 4%, and the underlying makes no cash payments. At month 3, determine: a) the amount at risk of a credit loss: b) Which party bears the credit, long or short?
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Exercise 3. A short forward contract on a dividend-paying stock was entered some time ago. It currently has 9 months to maturity. The stock price and the delivery price is s25 and $24 respectively. The risk-free interest rate with continuous compounding is 8% per annum. The underlying stock is expected to pay a dividend of $2 per share in 2 months and an another dividend of $2 in 6 months. (a) What is the (initial) value of this forward contract?...
1. A 1 year long forward contract an a non-dividend paying stock is entered into when the stock price is $39 and the risk-free rate of interest is 6.5% per annum with continuous compounding (a) What is the forward price? (b) Six months later; the price of the stock is $42.50 and the risk-free interest rate is still 6.5%. What is the forward price?
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- On 8/15/2019, a 3-year forward contract, expiring 8/15/2022, on a non-dividend-paying stock was entered into when the stock price was $55 and the risk-free interest rate was 10.8% per annum with continuous compounding. 1 year later, on 8/15/2020, the stock price becomes $58. What is the "delivery" price of the forward contract entered into on 8/15/2019? Round your answer to the nearest 2 decimal points. For example, if your answer is $12.345, then enter "12.35" in the answer box....