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Compute price for inflation instrument with Inflation pricer

Since R2021a



[Price,PriceResult] = price(inpPricer,inpInstrument) computes the instrument price and related pricing information based on the pricing object inpPricer and the instrument object inpInstrument.


[Price,PriceResult] = price(___,inpSensitivity) adds an optional argument to specify sensitivities.


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This example shows the workflow to price an InflationBond instrument when you use an inflationcurve object and an Inflation pricing method.

Create ratecurve Object

Create a ratecurve object using ratecurve.

Settle = datetime(2021,1,15);
Type = "zero";
ZeroTimes = [calmonths(6) calyears([1 2 3 4 5 7 10 20 30])]';
ZeroRates = [0.0052 0.0055 0.0061 0.0073 0.0094 0.0119 0.0168 0.0222 0.0293 0.0307]';
ZeroDates = Settle + ZeroTimes;
ZeroCurve = ratecurve('zero',Settle,ZeroDates,ZeroRates)
ZeroCurve = 
  ratecurve with properties:

                 Type: "zero"
          Compounding: -1
                Basis: 0
                Dates: [10x1 datetime]
                Rates: [10x1 double]
               Settle: 15-Jan-2021
         InterpMethod: "linear"
    ShortExtrapMethod: "next"
     LongExtrapMethod: "previous"

Create inflationcurve Object

Create an inflationcurve object using inflationcurve.

BaseDate = datetime(2020,10,1);
InflationTimes = [0 calyears([1 2 3 4 5 7 10 20 30])]';
InflationIndexValues = [100 102 103.5 105 106.8 108.2 111.3 120.1 130.4 150.2]';
InflationDates = BaseDate + InflationTimes;
myInflationCurve = inflationcurve(InflationDates,InflationIndexValues)
myInflationCurve = 
  inflationcurve with properties:

                    Basis: 0
                    Dates: [10x1 datetime]
     InflationIndexValues: [10x1 double]
    ForwardInflationRates: [9x1 double]
              Seasonality: [12x1 double]

Create InflationBond Instrument Object

Use fininstrument to create an InflationBond instrument object.

IssueDate = datetime(2021,1,1);
Maturity = datetime(2026,1,1);
CouponRate = 0.02;

InflationBond = fininstrument("InflationBond",'IssueDate',IssueDate,'Maturity',Maturity,'CouponRate',CouponRate,'Name',"inflation_bond_instrument")
InflationBond = 
  InflationBond with properties:

                  CouponRate: 0.0200
                      Period: 2
                       Basis: 0
                   Principal: 100
    DaycountAdjustedCashFlow: 0
                         Lag: 3
                  IssueIndex: NaN
       BusinessDayConvention: "actual"
                    Holidays: NaT
                EndMonthRule: 1
                   IssueDate: 01-Jan-2021
             FirstCouponDate: NaT
              LastCouponDate: NaT
                    Maturity: 01-Jan-2026
                        Name: "inflation_bond_instrument"

Create Inflation Pricer Object

Use finpricer to create an Inflation pricer object and use the ratecurve object with the 'DiscountCurve' name-value pair argument and the inflationcurve object with the 'InflationCurve' name-value pair argument.

outPricer = finpricer("Inflation",'DiscountCurve',ZeroCurve,'InflationCurve',myInflationCurve)
outPricer = 
  Inflation with properties:

     DiscountCurve: [1x1 ratecurve]
    InflationCurve: [1x1 inflationcurve]

Price InflationBond Instrument

Use price to compute the price and sensitivities for the InflationBond instrument.

[Price,outPR] = price(outPricer,InflationBond)
Price = 112.1856
outPR = 
  priceresult with properties:

       Results: [1x1 table]
    PricerData: []



Input Arguments

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Pricer object, specified as a scalar Inflation pricer object. Use finpricer to create the Inflation pricer object.

Data Types: object

Instrument object, specified as a scalar or vector of InflationBond, YearYearInflationSwap, or ZeroCouponInflationSwap instrument objects. Use fininstrument to create the InflationBond, YearYearInflationSwap, or ZeroCouponInflationSwap instrument objects.

Data Types: object

(Optional) List of sensitivities to compute, specified as an NOUT-by-1 or 1-by-NOUT cell array of character vectors or string array with possible values of 'Price' and 'All'.

inpSensitivity = {'All'} or inpSensitivity = ["All"] specifies that the output is 'Price'. This option is the same as specifying inpSensitivity to include each sensitivity.

Example: inpSensitivity = {'price'}

Data Types: string | cell

Output Arguments

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Instrument price, returned as a numeric.

Price result, returned as an object. The object has the following fields:

  • PriceResult.Results — Table of results

  • PriceResult.PricerData — Structure for pricer data

Version History

Introduced in R2021a