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A risk manager is analyzing a long-dated bond that matures in 25 years and pays 8% coupon. He is...

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A risk manager is analyzing a long-dated bond that matures in 25 years and pays 8% coupon. He is told that the modified duration is 11.65 years and the bond convexity is 165. The bond is currently trading at 8% yield to maturity. Assuming a par value of $1000, should the yield to maturity increase by 1.5%, compute the expected bond price using both duration and convexity adjustments.

Bond:

A bond is a type of fixed-income security that generate a fixed return in the form of a coupon for the investor. The coupon is paid semi-annually or annually. The investor also gets in return the face value of the bond at maturity of the bond.

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Duration = 11.65

Change in yield = 1.5%

Convexity = 165

Solving:

{eq}Change \ in \ Price \ (\%) \ = \ -Duration \ \times \...

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