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Postby » Sat Apr 27, 2013 10:29 pm

Which of the following statements regarding the structured Monte Carlo approach is CORRECT?

The general equation assumes the underlying asset has normally distributed returns with a mean of μ and a standard deviation of σ.
The structured Monte Carlo (SMC) approach can address multiple assets with multiple risk exposures by generating correlated scenarios based on a statistical distribution.
In some cases where it does not produce an accurate forecast of future volatility, increasing the number of simulations can improve the forecast.
A) I and II.
B) I and III.
C) II and III.
D) I, II and III.

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I know that opt 2 is correct but opt 1 is wrong -Ans is (A)
Can you please correct me if i am wrong

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Postby vnraghuveer » Fri May 10, 2013 11:49 am

Hi anbu

Option 1 is also right because the simulated value in a monte carlo simulation does assume normal distribution with a mean μ and a standard deviation of σ

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