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7.The price of a stock, which pays no dividends, is $30 and the strike price of a one year European call option on the stock is $25. The risk-free rate is 4% (continuously compounded). Which of the following is a lower bound for the option such that there are arbitrage opportunities if the price is below the lower bound and no arbitrage opportunities if it is above the lower bound?

A.$5.00

B.$5.98

C.$4.98

D.$3.98

A.$5.00

B.$5.98

C.$4.98

D.$3.98

Answer: B

The lower bound in S0 − Ke-rT. In this case it is 30 – 25e-0.04×1 = $5.98.

The lower bound in S0 − Ke-rT. In this case it is 30 – 25e-0.04×1 = $5.98.

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Author: CoboCards-User

Main topic: Finance & Investment

Topic: Derivatives

Published: 27.10.2015