Option D is correct. The current yield exceeds the coupon rate.
The bond is selling at a discount because its price is lower than the face value.
If the bond is selling at a discount, then the yield exceeds the coupon rate.
Also note that if the bond is selling at a premium, then the yield is lower than the coupon rate.
Option A is incorrect becuase the coupon rate is equal to 5%
Option B is incorrect becuase the money market instruments will have a maturity of less than one year
Option C is incorrect becuase the interest payment is the same
Option E is incorrect becuase the semi-annual payment = 1,000 * 0.05/2 = $25
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