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A speculator is considering the purchase of five three-month
A speculator is considering the purchase of five three-month Japanese yen call options with a striking price of 96 cents per 100 yen. The premium is 1.35 cents per 100 yen. The shot price is 95.28 cents per 100 yen and the 90-day forward rate is 95.71 cents. The speculator believes the yen will appreciate to $1.00 per 100 yen over the next three months. As the speculator's assistant, you have been asked to prepare the following:
question: Determine the speculator's profit if the yen appreciates only to the forward rate.
This question was answered on: Feb 21, 2020
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