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Bonds and interest rates

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1. A $1000 bond has a coupon rate of 8 percent and matures after ten years.;a) What is the current price of the bond if the comparable rate of interest is 8 percent?;b) What is the current price of the bond if the comparable rate of interest is 10 percent?;c) What are the current yields given the prices determines in parts (a) and (b)?;d) Why are the prices in (a) and (b) and the current yields in (c) different?

 

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