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Pricing Cryptocurrency options: the case of CRIX and Bitcoin

@inproceedings{Chen2018PricingCO,
  title={Pricing Cryptocurrency options: the case of CRIX and Bitcoin},
  author={Cathy Y. H. Chen and Wolfgang Karl H{\"a}rdle and Ai Jun Hou and Weining Wang and Cathy Y. H. Chen},
  year={2018}
}
Cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin (BTC), which comprise a new revolutionary asset class, have drawn extraordinary worldwide attention. The characteristics of the cryptocurrency/BTC include a high level of speculation, extreme volatility and price discontinuity. In this paper, we propose a pricing mechanism based on a stochastic volatility with correlated jump (SVCJ) model and compare it to a flexible co-jump model by Bandi and Renò (2016) allowing for non-affine structure. The calibration… 
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