Incomplete financial markets and jumps in asset prices

  title={Incomplete financial markets and jumps in asset prices},
  author={Herv{\'e} Cr{\`e}s and Tobias Markeprand and Mich Tvede},
  journal={Economic Theory},
For incomplete financial markets, jumps in both prices and consumption can be unavoidable. We consider pure-exchange economies with infinite horizon, discrete time, uncertainty with a continuum of possible shocks at every date. The evolution of shocks follows a Markov process, and fundamentals depend continuously on shocks. It is shown that: (1) equilibria exist; (2) for effectively complete financial markets, asset prices depend continuously on shocks; and (3) for incomplete financial markets… CONTINUE READING