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1 ANSWERS FOR FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT A. 2-4 Value of T-bond Futures Contracts a. March expiration: The settle price is stated as a percentage of the face value of the bond with the final "27" being read in 32nds. The face value of the underlying bond of the futures contract is \$100,000. Therefore: = /32 % = % or X \$100,000 = \$95, b. June expiration: = /32 % = % or X \$100,000 = \$95, c. September expiration: = /32 % = % or X \$100,000 = \$95, *A. 3-5 Speculator Returns on Multiple Futures Positions LONG POSITION SHORT POSITION T-bonds Eurodollars 5-year T-notes S&P 500 Sept Sept / / unit change price change per unit x\$31.25 x\$25 x\$ x\$250 price change (1) No. of contracts x 10 x 50 x 30 x 2 Gains/Loss +\$ \$-2,500 \$ \$+500 Initial margin (2) per contract \$2,700 \$540 \$675 \$22,000 (1)/(2) = Return on Margin 5.79% -9.26% -4.63% +1.13%

2 A. 3-6 Hedging with Stock Index Futures Cash Futures Jan 5 Jan 25 S&P 500 cash index is quoted at Portfolio consists of \$1 million of stocks S&P 500 index decreases to Actual value of portfolio is \$928,557. Sell 11 March S&P 500 futures contracts at Value of \$989,588. (11 X 250 X ) Repurchase 11 March S&P 500 futures contracts at Value of \$916,025. (11 X 250 X ) Change Loss: \$71,443. Gain: \$73,563 Total Gain: \$2,120

3 A. 3-9 Spreading with T-bond Futures A speculator expected the spread between the March and June T-bond futures to become smaller. He could profit on this occurrence if he created a spread by selling two of the higher priced March contracts and purchasing two of the lower priced June contracts and then covering his position so as to avoid delivery and to maintain his expected profit. Nearby Futures Deferred Futures Spread 1-31 Sell two of the higher priced March T-bond futures at 95-02; \$190, Buy back (cover) the two March contracts at 93-19; \$187, Buy two of the lower priced June T-bond futures at 94-18; \$189,125 Sell (cover) the two June contracts at 93-14; \$186,875 16/32 5/32 Change in Value Gain of \$ (1 15/32% X \$100,000 X 2 or 47 X X 2) Loss of \$2,250 (1 4/32% X \$100,000 X 2 or 36 X \$31.25 X 2) Narrowing of 11/32 Net Gain \$ Margin Deposit \$400 Return on Margin Deposit 172%

4 A. 6-2 Cost of Carry Model for Stock Index Futures a. D = d P C t D = (.0384) (339.75) (72/365) = 2.57 t b. P FAIR = P C (1 + i) - D (72/365) Fair Price = (1.083) = c. The futures price is overvalued. Meaning a short arbitrage exists if this price difference more than compensates for transaction costs. A. 6-3 Futures Prices for SIF Arbitrage The fair futures price can be determined by using the equation: t P FAIR = P C (1 + i) - D where D = d X P C X t and d = dividend rate % Thus, D = (.03) (335.54) (101/365) = and the financing cost would be determined as: Cost in index points = (.0776) (335.54) (101/365) = 7.20 In order for the arbitrageur to achieve his requirement of \$300 profit per contract, he would have to receive 1.20 index points (300/250). The price necessary for him to achieve this would be determined as follows: Required net profit 1.20 Transaction costs 1.09 Financing costs 7.20 Required gross profit 9.49 Less Dividends Required futures premium 6.71 Current index price Required futures premium 6.71 Required futures price Thus, this arbitrageur would require a price of on the futures instrument before he would enter the market.

5 A. 7-1 Financing vs. Income Relationship a. Cost of Carry = P = P (1 + i - r) t FAIR F C Discrete Model = = (i - r)t P C C P - P price diff. = ( )/ = -6.04% net financing = ( )(90/365) = -6.16% Since this example follows the perspective of an upward sloping yield curve, the arbitrageur will gain and is willing to accept a loss on the short futures side, because the loss is smaller than the difference between the income received from the asset and the financing cost. When interpreting the revised model, understand that the left side is the percentage difference between the futures and cash prices. The right side is the percentage difference between the financing rate and income received, which is adjusted for time. The effect of arbitrage becomes apparent when there is enough of a difference between the two sides. A. 8-3 Anticipatory Hedge a. Time Cash Market Futures Market June 1: current bond price Buy 10 T-bond futures at 91 25/ /32 Sept. 1: Buy \$1MM of T-bonds at S ell 10 T-bond futures 87 2/32 at 87 16/32 Gain made by timing Loss for incorrect (1,000,000 X 4 23/32%) prediction = 47, (100,000 X 4 21/32% X 10) = - 46, NET CHANGE = 47, , = \$625 b. Although you predicted wrong you still fared (slightly) better with the hedge than if you would have purchased the bond June 1. A long hedge will lock into a certain yield; therefore, you have limited downside risk but you also limited the potential upside returns. The hedge has a stronger basis because the price of the futures contract had fallen more than the price of the cash asset. In November, the hedge has a basis of 8 26/32 and on January 10 the basis had grown to 13 6/32, reflecting the stronger basis. A stronger basis for a short hedge generates a positive return.

7 A Call Calendar Spread Profit CS = P C,D - P C,N where C,D = deferred call C,N = nearby call = (3 1/4-1 5/8) - (3-1 1/16) = (1 5/8) - (1 15/16) = - 5/16 or (\$31.25) per spread = (\$31.25) X 100 = (\$3,125) total loss Max Loss CS = P C,D - PC,N = 1 5/8-1 1/16 = 9/16 or (\$56.25) per spread = (\$56.25) X 100 = \$5,625 maximum loss A Covered Call a. Profit CC = P C + Min[ P S, K - P S] = Min[1.75, -3.75] = = 1.50 b. Profit = P C + Min[ P S, K - P S] = Min[6.25, -3.75] = = 1.50 c. Annualized return CC = (Profit/net cost)(365/no. days position held) = (1.50/18.50)(365/90) = (.0811)(4.055) =.3289 or 32.89% Annualized return (stock) = (1.75/23.75)(365/90) =.2988 or 29.88% *A Protective Put Versus Covered Call Protective Pu t Covered Call P S + PP P S - PC Breakeven Price 16 1/ /8 = 17 3/4 16 1/8-1/16 = 16 1/16 (P P + P S) - K P C - (P S - K) Maximum Profit or Loss (1 5/ /8) /2 1/16 - (16 1/8-17 1/2) = 1/4 = 1 7/16 Crossover points: BE PP + Max ProfitCC 17 3/ /16 = 19 3/16

8 BE CC - Max LossPP 16 1/16-1/4 = 15 13/ /16 and 15 13/16 are the prices which result in the protective put being equal to covered call The covered call will be better than the protective put if the stock price is between 15 13/16 and 19 3/16. Miss Grey should choose the covered call if she predicts the price will be between 16 and 19. *A Binomial Hedge Ratio The hedge ratio for a two state binomial model is calculated from: + - P C - P C PC h = = + - P - P P S S S h = = = The hedge ratio of 0.4 means that the appropriate combination of stock shares and option shares is a ratio of 4:10 or 0.4. In other words, for every 4 shares of stock, the hedger needs to short 10 option shares. (N S /N C) = ( P C / P) S The ending value of stock/option position is calculated as follows: One period before At Option Expiration Option expiration State (1) State (2) + - P S = 58 P S = 62 P S = P C =? P C = 4 P C = P S - 10 PC 4P S - 10 PC = 4(62) - 10(4) = 208 = 4(52) - 10(0) = 208 The ending portfolio value is \$208. *A Black-Scholes Put Price 2 Given: P S = 17 7/8 K = 17 r =.07 t =.5 S =.25 -rt P P = - P S N(-d 1) + Ke N(-d 2) where, 2 ln(p S/K) + [r +.5 S ] t d 1 = S t d 2 = d 1 - S t For our example, we have:

9 d 1 = d 1 ln(17.875/17) + [ (0.5) (0.25) ] (0.5) = 0.5 (0.7071) = = = d 2 = d 1 - S t = = = Interpolating from tables: N(-d 1) = N(-.4177) = 1 - N(.4177) N(.41) =.6591 N(.42) =.6628 N(.42) - N(.41) =.0037 N(.4177) = (.0037) =.6619 N(-.4177) = =.3381 N(-.0641) = 1 - N(.0641) N(.06) =.5239 N(.07) =.5279 N(.07) - N(.06) =.0040 N(.0641) = (.0040) =.5255 N(-.0641) = =.4745 N(-d 1) = N(-.4177) =.3381 N(-d 2) = N(-.0641) =.4745 By substituting d 1, d 2, N(-d 1) and N(-d 2) into the equation: -0.07(0.5) P P = (0.3381) + 17 e (0.4745) = (1/e ) (0.4745) = (1/ ) (0.4745) = (0.9656) (0.4745) = P = \$1.75 P

10 A Put Pricing Using Put-Call Parity Given, P S = K = 30 P C = 6 D T = 0.84 X 1/4 = 0.21 = 23 days/365 = (May 10 - June 2) t = 100 days/365 = r = The equation for the put-call parity equation with dividends is as follows: -r -rt P P = P C - P S + D T e + Ke -(0.083)(0.063) (0.274) = e + 30e = (1/e ) + 30 (1/e ) = (1/ ) + 30 (1/1.023) = (0.9948) + 30( ) = = P = \$1.16 P A (or 16-3) Calculating Black-Scholes Inputs a. The time to T-bill maturity: M = 60/365 = b. The continuously compounded interest rate is calculated by: P RF = i d (M/360) 365/M R F = [100/P RF] - 1 r = ln(1 + R ) For this example, P RF = (60/360) = = Substituting P RF: 365/60 R F = [100 / ] = [100 / ] = = = Substituting R F: r = ln( ) = F

11 A Gamma Gamma = = P S = = 4 = An increase in the P S of \$1 causes the delta to increase from 0.4 to A Vega P C Vega = = S 2 15/16-1 5/8 = = 15 = An increase in the stock volatility of 0.01 causes the P C to increase by \$ A Theta Theta = = P C t t = 176/365-85/365 = = /4-3 1/8 =

12 = = This means that an annualized = creates a decrease in the option price of \$ per share per day ( /365), or a loss of \$ per share over a 91 day (176 days - 85 days) period.

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