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Why do the stated (contract) rate and the effective rate (yield) of interest on bonds frequently differ?

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Explain the reason for which the stated rate and the effective rate of interest on bonds differ frequently.

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Bonds:

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

Stated interest rate and the effective (yield) interest rate of bonds differ frequently due to the following reasons:...

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