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HW9 #7)

Castor owns one bond A and one bond B. The total value of these two bonds is 2,473.41 dollars. Bond A pays semi-annual coupons, matures in 15 years, has a face value of 1,000 dollars, and pays its next coupon in 6 months. Bond B pays annual coupons, matures in 17 years, has a face value of 1,000 dollars, has a yield-to-maturity of 7.08 percent, and pays its next coupon in one year. Both bonds have a coupon rate of 8.22 percent. What is the yield-to-maturity for bond A? Answer as a rate in decimal format so that 12.34% would be entered as .1234 and 0.98% would be entered as .0098.

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HW9 #1)
Today, a bond has a coupon rate of 6.62 percent, par value of
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the next coupon due in 6 months. One year ago, the bond’s price was
969.92 dollars and the bond had 10 years until maturity. What is
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format so that 12.34% would be entered as .1234 and 0.98% would be
entered as .0098.

HW9 #5)
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HW9 #2)
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value of $1000, YTM of 5.42 percent, and semi-annual coupons.
Today, the bond’s price is 1,076.21 and the bond has 9 years until
maturity. What was the current yield of the bond one year ago? The
next coupon is due in 6 months. Answer as a rate in decimal format
so that 12.34% would be entered as .1234 and 0.98% would be entered
as .0098.

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HW9 #6)
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