CONVEXITY CONUNDRUMS: PRICING CMS SWAPS, CAPS, AND FLOORS. PATRICK S. HAGAN GORILLA SCIENCE 11 PALISADE PLAZA EDGEWATER, NJ. Slope function corresponds to ′( ) in Hagan’s Convexity Conundrums paper. Linear TSR models only differ in their specification of the slope. CMS paid at arbitrary time under Hagan’s model. [3] P. Hagan. Convexity conundrums: Pricing CMS swaps, cpas, and floors. Wilmott.

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If the CMS leg is set-in-advance this is standard then R j is the rate for a standard swap that begins at t j and ends N years later. In return for making these payments the payer receives the floating leg payments.


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