Consider a bond with a par value of $1,000 that will mature in 10 years. You are given that
the investors’ required rate of return is 5% per annum.
(a) Calculate the price of the bond to the nearest cent if the coupon interest rate is 6% per annum, paid annually.
(b) Calculate the price of the bond to the nearest cent if the coupon interest rate is 6% per annum, paid half-yearly.
(c) Explain why the answers to parts (a) and (b) must be more than the par value of the bond.
The question belongs to Finance and it discusses about calculation of price of bond with coupon interest rate given and paid annually and half-yearly.
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