Bill Board must choose between two bonds: Bond A pays $90 annual interest with semiannual payment and

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Bill Board must choose between two bonds:
Bond A pays $90 annual interest with semiannual payment and has a market value of $850. It has 10 years to maturity. Bond B pays $80 annual interest with semiannual payment and has a market value of $900. It has 2 years to maturity.
a.
Compute the current yield on both bonds.

b. Which bond should he select based on your answer to part a?
c. A drawback of current yield is that it does not consider the total life of the bond. What is the yield to maturity on these bonds?
d. Has your answer changed between parts band c of this question?

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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Foundations of Financial Management

ISBN: 978-1259024979

10th Canadian edition

Authors: Stanley Block, Geoffrey Hirt, Bartley Danielsen, Doug Short, Michael Perretta

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