publication . Preprint . Article . 2001

Estimating Corporate Yield Curves

Antonio Díaz; Frank S. Skinner;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2001
Abstract
This paper represents the first study of retail deposit spreads of UK financial institutions using stochastic interest rate modelling and the market comparable approach. By replicating quoted fixed deposit rates using the Black Derman and Toy (1990) stochastic interest rate model, we find that the spread between fixed and variable rates of interest can be modeled (and priced) using an interest rate swap analogy. We also find that we can estimate an individual bank deposit yield curve as a spread off a benchmark yield curve. This suggests that we can price a particular bank’s products using arbitrage free interest rate methods since a basic input would be an esti...
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free text keywords: Credit Risk, Yield Curves, Credit Derivatives, Economics and Econometrics, Finance, jel:G12, jel:G13, jel:G24, Libor, Bootstrapping (finance), Yield spread, Econometrics, Monetary economics, Option-adjusted spread, Interest rate swap, Interest rate risk, Short-rate model, Economics, Yield curve
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