Analysis of Using Barrier Options to the Formation of New Structured Products

Vincent Šoltés, Monika Harčariková


This paper analyses the new structured products formation on the Slovak financial market. Structured products are products, the value of which is derived from the underlying asset value, in our case it is a currency pair (EUR/USD). There are presented Tatra Premium Deposit EKI and new proposed Tatra Premium Deposit EKO from the point of view of its investor and provided detailed descriptions of the profit functions in analytical form. The main objective is to perform an analysis of the classic Tatra Premium Deposit´s modification, i.e. Tatra Premium Deposit EKI construction using knock-in barrier option. Then there is proposed new modified product - Tatra Premium Deposit EKO using knock-out barrier option with determination of maximum loss for investor. Finally, there are analysed and compared all three types of Tatra Premium Deposit in EUR for various underlying price development followed by investigation of their profitability with recommendation for potential investors.This analysis is made with the objective to contribute to the intellectualization of all investors.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n2p303

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