# Calculate the price of a 5.2 percent coupon bond with 18 years left to maturity and a market interest rate of 4.6 percent. (Assume interest payments are semiannual.) Is this a discount or premium bond?

Calculate the price of a 5.2 percent coupon bond with 18 years left to maturity and a market interest rate of 4.6 percent. (Assume interest payments are semiannual.) Is this a discount or premium bond?

Coupon

A 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...

Coupon

A 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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