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Value-at-Risk and Expected Shortfall for Linear Portfolios with elliptically distributed RisK Factors

KAMDEM Jules Sadefo
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KAMDEM Jules Sadefo: Université de Reims, Laboratoire de Mathématiques UMR 6056 CNRS

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Abstract: In this paper, we generalize the parametric Delta-VaR method from portfolios with normally distributed risk factors to portfolios with elliptically distributed ones. We treat both expected shortfall and the Value-at-Risk of such portfolios. Special attention is given to the particular case of a multivariate t-distribution.

Keywords: Delta Elliptic VaR; Delta Elliptic ES; Delta Student VaR; Delta Student ES (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2004-03-15
Note: Type of Document - pdf; pages: 15 . This paper is accepted to be presented to third Bachelier Congress in USA, 21-24 July 2004. The revised version will appear to IJTAF.
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