VaR question

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VaR question

Postby vandana.jain » Thu Nov 08, 2012 4:11 pm

Imagine a portfolio which holds two binary options, each with the same payoff and probability: USD -100 with a probability of 4% and USD 0 with a 96% probability. Assuming the underlying has uncorrelated returns, what is the VaR (95% confidence level, 1 day)?
Choose one answer.

a. The VaR is USD 100

b. The VaR is zero

c. The VaR is USD 200

d. None of the above
how to solve it..??

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Re: VaR question

Postby content.pristine » Fri Nov 09, 2012 2:24 pm

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