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Vol. 8, Issue 2 (2019)

Probability theory in finance and risk management

Author(s):
Dr. Krishna Kr. Gautam
Abstract:
Probability theory plays a pivotal role in modern finance and risk management, providing a mathematical framework for assessing uncertainties and making informed decisions. This research paper explores the intricate interplay between probability theory, finance, and risk management, elucidating its significance in analyzing financial markets, portfolio optimization, and hedging strategies. Through a comprehensive review of literature and empirical analysis, this paper demonstrates how probabilistic models such as stochastic calculus, Monte Carlo simulations, and risk-neutral pricing theories are employed to quantify and manage risk in various financial contexts. Furthermore, it investigates the implications of probability distributions, correlation structures, and tail risk measures on portfolio performance and risk mitigation strategies. The findings underscore the indispensable role of probability theory in enhancing the efficiency and resilience of financial systems amidst volatile market conditions. This paper not only contributes to the theoretical understanding of probability in finance but also provides practical insights for risk practitioners and policymakers in navigating complex financial landscapes.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Krishna Kr. Gautam. Probability theory in finance and risk management. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(2):880-883. DOI: 10.22271/tpi.2019.v8.i2n.25452

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