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ISBN: 9781337272094
Textbook Problem

If bonds issued by a corporation are sold at discount, is the market rate of interest greater less than the contract rate?

To determine

Bonds: Bonds are long-term promissory notes that are represented by a company while borrowing money from investors to raise fund for financing the operations.

Contract interest rate: It refers to the interest rate that is stated on the face of the bonds.

Market interest rate: It refers to the interest rate that the lenders expect, or demands from the borrower to part with their money as loan to them.

To identify: The market rate of interest

Explanation

The market rate of interest of bonds is greater than the contract rate...

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