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Purchase of a Bond with Semiannual Compounding Interest

You intend to purchase a 10-year, $1,000 face value bond that pays interest of $60 every 6 months. If your nominal annual required rate of return is 10 percent with semiannual compounding, how much should you be willing to pay for this bond?

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You should be willing to pay an amount equal to the present value of the cash flows generated by the bond. These are in the attached ...

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Explanation of how to tell the amount one should be willing to pay for a given bond, with calculations attached in Excel.