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Consider a bond with a 10% coupon and with yield to maturity = 8%. If the bond's YTM remains constant, then in one year, will the bond price be

Consider a bond with a 10% coupon and with yield to maturity = 8%. If the bond's YTM remains constant, then in one year, will the bond price be higher, lower, or unchanged? Please explain your answer and give examples to help demonstrate your explanation.

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Lower. All else equal, the price of a bond is inversely related to time to maturity.... View the full answer

2 comments
  • I think is higher
    • LieutenantHackerCaribou385
    • Apr 04, 2018 at 3:06pm
  • Clarification: That would be for a bond selling at discount. It will rise during the consequent year to a maturity value of $1000 or the par given.
    • bfacenjoro
    • Apr 04, 2018 at 3:10pm

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