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BOND VALUATION An investor has two bonds in her portfolio. Bond C and Bond Z. Each bond matures in 4 years, has a face value of $1,000, and has a yield to maturity of 9 6%. Bond C pays a 10% annual coupon, while Bond Z is a zero coupon bond. a. Assuming that the yield to maturity of each bond remains at 9.6% over the next 4 years, calculate the price of the bonds at each of the following years to maturity: Years to Maturity Price of Bond C Price of Bond Z 4 ___________ ___________ 3 ___________ ___________ 2 ___________ ___________ 1 ___________ ___________ 0 ___________ ____________ b. Plot the time path of prices for each bond. (a) Summary Introduction To identify: Price of bonds at each of the given years to maturity. 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 Yield to maturity (YTM) is 9.6%. Par value of bond is$1,000.

Maturity is after 4 years.

Bond C has 10% annual coupon.

Bond Z is a zero coupon bond.

Formula to calculate present value of bond,

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

(b)

Summary Introduction

To prepare: Time path of prices for each bond.

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