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Determining Price of bond

An investor has two bonds in his or her portfolio, Bond C and Bond Z. Each matures in 4 years, has a face value of $1,000, and has a yield to maturity of 9.6 percent. Bond C pays a 10 percent annual coupon, while Bond Z is a zero coupon bond. Assuming that the yield to maturity of each bond remains 9.6 over the next four years, calculate the price of each of the bonds at the following years to maturity:

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Case C
Price of bond = PV of all annual coupon payments + PV of $1000 received at the end of 4 years
n = number of periods=4
Coupon payment =1000*10%=100

Use PV function in ...

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Solution describes the steps for determining price of a coupon paying bond and a zero coupon bond.