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    You enter into a forward contract to buy a 10-year, zero-coupon bond that will be issued in one year. The face value of the bond is $1000, and the 1-year and 11-year spot interest rates are 3 percent per annum and 8 percent per annum, respectivelty. Both of these interest rates are expressed as effective annual yields (EAY's)

    a. what is the forward price of your contract?
    b. suppose both the 1-year and 11-year spot rates unexpectedly shift downward by 2 percent. What is the price of a forward price contractr otherwise identical to yours?

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    Determine the forward price of your contract.