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Título: How do current term structure model behave beyond the last liquid point?: A comparison of the DNS and Smith-Wilson methods
Autor: Batista, Catarina Moreira
Orientador: Pereira, João Pedro
Schotman, Peter
Data de Defesa: Jan-2015
Resumo: This paper compares the popular Dynamic Nelson-Siegel (DNS) model with the Smith-Wilson (SW) method for the extrapolation of yield curves within the scope of the new regulation for pension funds and insurance companies, Solvency II. I have focused particularly on the behavior of the models after the last liquid point (LLP) of observable data. My main research shows that a longer LLP is beneficial at extrapolating the yield curve as well as using a onvergence period that relies on the available data. I also found that the DNS model is more market consistent whereas the SW method performs better fitting the available data and disregards the information they provide at the long-end of the curve.
Descrição: A Work Project, presented as part of the requirements for the Award of a Master’s Double Degree in Finance from Maastricht University and NOVA – School of Business and Economics
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10362/15393
Designação: A Work Project, presented as part of the requirements for the Award of a Masters Degree in Finance from the NOVA – School of Business and Economics
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