Views Read Edit View history. Asian Prices using Monte Carlo Method: An Asian option is an option type where the payoff depends on the average price of the underlying asset over a certain period of time as opposed to standard options American and European where the payoff depends on the price of the underlying asset at a specific point in time maturity. The arithmetic average mean is Consider for example, the effect of variations in the price of the underlying asset.
You can analyze options prices at different levels of the underlying asset.
The payoff at maturity of an average price European Asian option is: In general but not alwaysAsian options are less expensive than their standard counterparts, as the volatility of the average price is less than the volatility of the spot price. All Examples Functions More. This type of option contract is attractive because it tends to cost less than regular American options. The automated translation of this page is provided by a general purpose third party translator tool. Stock options, whether they are put or call options, can become very active when they are at the money.