# A General Power bond carries a coupon rate of 8%, has 9 years until maturity, and sells at a yield to maturity of 7%. (Assume annual interest payments.) a. What interest payments to bondholders receive each year? b. At what

A General Power bond carries a coupon rate of 8%, has 9 years until maturity, and sells at a yield to maturity of 7%. (Assume annual interest payments.)

a. What interest payments to bondholders receive each year?

b. At what price does the bond sell?

c. What will happen to the bond price if the yield to maturity falls to 6%?

CouponA coupon or coupon payment is the annual interest rate paid on a bond, expressed as a percentage of the face value and paid from issue date until maturity. Coupons are usually referred to in terms of the coupon rate (the sum of coupons paid in a... Maturity

Maturity is the date on which the life of a transaction or financial instrument ends, after which it must either be renewed, or it will cease to exist. The term is commonly used for deposits, foreign exchange spot, and forward transactions, interest...

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