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A 10%, 25-year bond has a par value of $1,000 and a call price of $1,075. (The bond’s first call date is in 5 years.) Coupon payments are made semiannually.
a. Find the current yield, YTM, and YTC on this issue, given that it is currently being priced in the market at $1,200. Which of these 3 yields is the highest? Which is the lowest? Which yield would you use to value this bond? Explain.
b. Repeat the 3 calculations above, given that the bond is being priced at $850. Now which yield is the highest? Which is the lowest? Which yield would you use to value this bond? Explain.


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