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Bond J is a 4 percent coupon bond. Bond K is a 8 percent coupon bond. Both bonds have 6 years to maturity, make semiannual payments, and have a YTM of 8 percent. Hint: You must price the bond under the initial YTM first and then compare the new price to the initial price. Requirement 1: (a) If interest rates suddenly rise by 5 percent, what is the percentage price change of Bond J? (b) If interest rates suddenly rise by 5 percent, what is the percentage price change of Bond K? Requirement 2: (a) If interest rates suddenly fall by 5 percent, what is the percentage price change of Bond J? (b) If interest rates suddenly fall by 5 percent, what is the percentage price change of Bond K?

 

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