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BOND VALUATION Bond X is noncallable and has 20 years to maturity, a 9% annual coupon, and a $1,000 par value. Your required return on Bund X is 10%; if you buy it, you plan to hold it for 5 years. You (and the market) have expectations that in 5 years, the yield to maturity on a 15-year bond with similar risk will be 85%. How much should you be willing to pay for Bund X today? (Hint: You will need to know how much the bond will be worth at the end of 5 years.)

Summary Introduction

To identify: Present value of bond X.

Bond Valuation:

Bond valuation refers to the evaluation of bonds value at any point of time, which can be used for decision making. Valuation of bond is done for comparison and analysis.

Explanation

Given,

Interest rate is 9% or 0.09.

Yield to maturity (YTM) is 8.5%.

Par value of bond is $1,000.

Maturity is after 15 years for bond X.

Formula to calculate present value of bond,

Bond'svalue=t=1NINT(1+rd)

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