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- You have just purchased a 11-year zero-coupon bond with a yield to maturity of 9% and a par value of $1,000. What would your rate of return at the end of the year be if you sell the bond? Assume the yield to maturity on the bond is 10% at the time you sell.

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4. Two years ago, you purchased a zero coupon bond with a 5-year
time to maturity, a 6% YTM, and a par value of $1,000. The bond’s
YTM today is 5%. If you sell the bond today, what is the annual
rate of return on your investment?

4. Two years ago, you purchased a zero coupon bond with a 5-year
time to maturity, a 6% YTM, and a par value of $1,000. The bond’s
YTM today is 5%. If you sell the bond today, what is the annual
rate of return on your investment? v

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price of the bond?
2. A 7-year bond has a 8 percent coupon rate with the interest
paid in semi annual payments. The yield to maturity of
the bond is 2.3 percent, and a face value of
$1,000. What is the price of the bond?
3. A 12-year bond has a 9 percent annual coupon, a yield to
maturity of...

You bought a 10-year zero-coupon bond with a face value of
$1,000 and a yield to maturity of 2.7% (EAR). You keep the bond for
5 years before selling it. The price of the bond today is P 0 = F (
1 + r ) T = 1,000 1.027 10 = 766.12
If the yield to maturity is still 2.7% when you sell the bond at
the end of year-5, what is your personal ANNUAL rate of return?

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maturity in 10 years.
If the yield‐to‐maturity is 6%, how much did you pay for the
bond?
If, 1 year later and on the day after you receive the first
coupon, the bond’s yield‐to‐maturity goes up to 8%, and you need
cash and have to liquidate your investment. What will be your
selling price?
What will be your 1‐year holding period rate of return?

1.A 12-year bond has a 9 percent annual coupon, a yield to
maturity of
11.4 percent, and a face value of $1,000. What is the price of the
bond?
2.You just purchased a $1,000 par value, 9-year, 7 percent
annual coupon bond that pays interest on a semiannual basis. The
bond sells for $920. What is the bond’s nominal yield to
maturity?
a. 7.28%
b. 8.28%
c. 9.60%
d. 8.67%
e. 4.13%
f. None of
the above
3.A bond with...

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yield to maturity is 9 percent. One year later, the yield to
maturity is 10 percent. Assume the face value of the bond is
$1,000.
(a) What is the price of the bond today?
(b) What is the price of the bond one year later?
(c) What is your rate of return over the one-year holding
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zero-coupon bond with a face value of $1,000 and a yield to
maturity of 3.4% (EAR). You keep the bond for 5 years before
selling it.
The price of the bond
today is P0=F(1+r)T=1,0001.03410=P0=F(1+r)T=1,0001.03410= 715.8
If the yield to
maturity is still 3.4% when you sell the bond at the end of year-5,
what is your personal annual rate of return?

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interest rate was 10% and the par value was $1,000. At the time you
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bond after receiving the first interest payment and the yield to
maturity continued to be 8%, your annual total rate of return on
holding the bond for that year would have...

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