BusM 201 Chapter 6 Practice Exam EZ Answer

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Unformatted text preview: YTM on this bond? a. 7% b. 8% c. 9% d. 10% Feedback: Mode = End FV = 1,000 N = 10 I=? PMT = 0 PV = -508 10. You calculated duration of a bond which was 3.5. If the interest rate of the bond decreases by 1%, what happens to the price of the bond? a. Decrease by $3.50 b. Decrease by 3.50% c. Increase by 3.50% d. Increase by $3.50 e. There is no change in price 11. A 10-year bond is currently priced at $956.84. It has the coupon rate of 6%, paid semi-annually and its face value is $1,000. The discount rate of the bond is 7.64%. If the bond matures in 3 years, what is the duration of the bond? a. 2.25 years b. 2.78 years c. 4.51 years d. 5.57 years Feedback: Duration = ! !"# ! ! !! ! ! ! ! ! = !" ! ! !" ! ! !" ! ! !" ! ! !" ! ! !"#" ! ! ! (!!!.!"#$)! (!!!.!"#$)! (!!!.!"#$)! (!!!.!"#$)! (!!!.!"#$)! (!!!.!"#$)! ! !".!"!!!.!"!!".!"!!"#.!"!!"#.!"!!"#$.!" !"#.!" = !"#.!" = 5.57 Since the duration just calculated is semi-annual duration, you dvide the duration by 2 to make it annual. Thus the answer is 2.78 years....
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