BeVIXed: Trading Fear in the Volatility Complex

Klaus Reiner Schenk-Hoppé, Chakravarthy Varadarajan

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We explain the evolution of the volatility market and present the infamous day of ‘Volmageddon’ as an insightful case study. Our survey focuses on the pricing and trading of volatility-linked assets, highlighting the impact of mechanical hedging in markets for futures and higher-order derivatives. We supplement the vast statistical analysis of volatility derivatives with a financial economist’s perspective.
Original languageEnglish
Article number86
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 4 May 2023


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