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By Andreas Kyprianou, Wim Schoutens, Paul Wilmott

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Proof. Because this process creeps upwards or downwards when αp = αn , we only have to prove that the process can hit points when αp = αn = α ∈ [1, 2). Let rp = qp = arctan − λup , rn = 1+ u2 λ2n and qn = arctan u λn . Then Ap (u) = βp (rpα cos(αqp ) − 1) + iβp rpα sin(αqp ) + An (u) = βn (rnα cos(αqn ) − 1) + iβn rnα sin(αqn ) − αu λp αu λn , 1+ u2 , λ2p L´evy Processes in Finance–Coarse and Fine Path Properties 21 with βp = (−α)λαp cp and βn = (−α)λαn cn . So, for αp = αn ∈ (1, 2) 1 1+ (u) = 1 − (Ap (u)) − (An (u)) [1 − (Ap (u)) − (An (u))]2 + [uγ − (Ap (u)) − (An (u))]2 ≤ 1 − (Ap (u)) − (An (u)) 1 .

The latter space, when equipped with a suitable inner product, turns out to be a Hilbert space. It can also be shown, again with the help of the condition 2 (dx) < ∞, that {{X (3, ) : t ≥ [0, T ]} : 0 < < 1} is also a Cauchy sequence in t (−1,1) x this Hilbert space. One may show (in the right mathematical sense) that a limiting process X(3) exists which inherits from its approximating sequence the properties of stationary and independent increments and paths being right continuous with left limits.

The corresponding L´evy measure is rather complicated, being expressed as integrals of special functions. We refrain from offering the L´evy density here on account of its complexity and since we shall not use it in the sequel. Generalized hyperbolic processes were introduced within the context of mathematical finance by Barndorff-Nielsen (1995, 1998) and Erbelein and Prause (1998). When λ = 1, we obtain the special case of a hyperbolic process and when λ = − 12 , the normal inverse Gaussian process is obtained.

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