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    Gap options versus barrier options.

    Hi guys Can someone please clarify the difference between a barrier options and a gap option exactly? A gap is an option that gets exercised at 1 strike but its payoff is based on another strike. This sounds very similar to a barrier option which becomes activated on 1 barrier but its payoff...
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    P1.T3.729. Gap, forward start and compound exotic options (Hull, Chapter 26)

    Learning objectives: Identify and describe the characteristics and pay-off structure of the following exotic options: gap, forward start, compound, chooser, barrier, binary, lookback, shout, Asian, exchange, rainbow, and basket Questions: 729.1 Consider an asset with a current price of...
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