Consider a European call option on a non-dividend-paying stock
where the stock price is
$40, the strike price is $40, the risk-free rate is 4% per annum, the volatility is 30% per
annum, and the time to maturity is 6 months.
(a) Calculate u, d, and p for a two-step tree.
(b) Value the option using a two-step tree.
(c) Verify that DerivaGem gives the same answer.
(d) Use DerivaGem to value the option with 5, 50, 100, and 500 time steps.
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