End of Day
1
2
3
Quoted
Futures
Price
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96.25
96.65
96.93
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or Loss
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425.00
-1,000.00
-700.00
425.00
-575.00
-1,275.00
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Account
Balance
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1,925.00
925.00
225.00
Margin Call
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Spot Curve
Shift
Initial
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Model as a portfolio of a floater and Zeros
1, need Pfr at t=0.25
Discount from t(.5) to T(.25)
Need Cum-coupon price at t(.
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FIN 611 Fixed Income Securities
Midterm Exam
Winter 2014
There are 2.0 hours in this exam.
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Consider a $100 (face value) 10-year bond that
pays a 5% semi-annual coupon
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Chapter 2, Exercise #1
Consider two zero coupon bonds.
Bond #1: 3-yr zero with yield = 10% per
year compounded continuously
Bond #2: 5-yr zero with yield = 5% per
year compounded continuously.
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Chapter 2, Exercise #1
Consider two zero coupon bonds.
Bond #1: 3-yr zero with yield = 10% per
year compounded continuously
Bond #2: 5-yr zero with yield = 5% per
year compounded continuously.
Is this scenario possible? What arbitrage
strategy could b