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50-Years of Black-Scholes: Nobel Victory, Options Revolution

  C=S N(d1​) − Ke−rt N(d2​)   In the annals of financial history, few accolades hold as much prestige and recognition as the Nobel Prize.  Such is the case with the Black-Scholes options pricing model, which achieved the remarkable feat in 1997 thanks to the persistence of a select group of professionals who saw its […]

Risk of USD/JPY Weakness Seen in the Options Markets

SUMMARY The next Bank of Japan meeting is scheduled for 16 June which will be the second meeting with new governor Ueda in charge. There is a possibility that the Ueda will make changes to the BOJ yield curve controls. The market is starting to position for the risk of a downward move in USD […]