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Financial Institutions Management Revision for Exam 1 Question 17, Chapter 23 Tree Row Bank has assets of $150 million, liabilities of $135 million, and equity of 15 million. The asset duration is six years, and the duration of the liabilities is four years. Market interest rates are 10 percent. Tree Row Bank wishes to hedge the balance sheet with Treasury bond futures contracts, which currently have a price quote of $95 per $100 face value for the benchmark 20-year, 8 percent coupon bond underlying the contract. a. Should the bank go short or long on the futures contracts to establish the correct macrohedge? b. How many contracts are necessary to fully hedge the bank? c. Verify that the change in the futures position will offset the change in the cash balance sheet position for a change in market interest rates of plus 100 basis points and minus 50 basis points. d. If the bank had hedged with Treasury bill futures contracts that had a market value of $98 per $100 of face value, how many futures contracts would have
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2012 for the course FIN FIN 3230 taught by Professor Petrivanov during the Spring '12 term at Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Research.

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