MVA transfer pricing

Wujiang Lou extends liability-side pricing theory to initial margin


With the September 2016 rollout of margin requirements for non-centrally cleared over-the-counter derivatives (BCBSIosco 2015) fast approaching, derivatives pricing with initial margin (IM) remains a significant challenge as IM - essentially a capital measure of potential future exposure - forces historical scenarios into a pricing model. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PDF At a fixed future time, for example, the short rate would evolve and accumulate filtration under both the risk-neutral and the ph