# MC on market risk premium

Which of the following statements is correct? (Assume that the risk-free rate is a constant)

a. If the market risk premium increases by 1%, then the required return will increase for stocks that have a beta greater than 1.0.

b. The effect of a change in the market risk premium depends on the slope of the yield curve.

c. If the market risk premium increases by 1%, then the required return on all stock will rise by 1%.

d. If the market risk premium increases by 1%, then the required return will increase by 1%, then the required return will increase by 1% for a stock that has a beta of 1.0.

e. The effect of a change on the market risk premium depends on the level of the risk-free rate.

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Which of the following statements is correct? (Assume that the risk-free rate is a constant)

a. If the market risk premium increases by 1%, then the required return will increase for stocks that have a beta greater than 1.0.

b. The effect of a change in the market risk premium depends on the slope of the yield curve.

c. If the market risk premium ...

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