Stochastic volatility

Updated: Aug 20, 2021

In finance, a theoretical assumption of time-varying Volatility driven by a stochastic process. The most common application of stochastic volatility models is in the pricing of financial derivatives.

Reference: Oxford Press Dictonary of Economics, 5th edt.

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