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information in long-maturity forward rates

Jacob Boudoukh

information in long-maturity forward rates

implications for exchange rates and the forward premium anomaly

by Jacob Boudoukh

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interest rates -- Econometric models

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJacob Boudoukh, Matthew Richardson, Robert Whitelaw.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 11840., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 11840.
    ContributionsRichardson, Matthew., Whitelaw, Robert F., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17628621M
    OCLC/WorldCa62771929

    Yield to maturity (YTM) is the total return anticipated on a bond if the bond is held until it matures. Yield to maturity is considered a long-term bond yield but is expressed as an annual rate.   Interest rates are assumed to be important for the relative prices between spot and forward. For fixed income markets, interest rates and forward purchases obviously matter.

    A. the market value of equity will decline if interest rates change. B. interest income will rise by more than interest expense when rates increase. C. assets will be insufficient to cover loan losses. D. bank capital will be insufficient to cover loan losses. E. real interest rates will exceed nominal rates. In finance, the yield curve is a curve showing several yields to maturity or interest rates across different contract lengths (2 month, 2 year, 20 year, etc. ) for a similar debt contract. The curve shows the relation between the (level of the) interest rate (or cost of borrowing) and the time to maturity, known as the "term", of the debt for a given borrower in a given currency.

    An example Let's say you buy a bond with a face value of $1, and a coupon rate of 5%, so the annual interest payments are $ The bond matures in 10 years, but the issuer can call the bond for.   Remember, duration dictates how much a bond will drop in value when rates go up. A bond with a duration of five will drop 5% in value with a one-point increase in rates. A duration of 10 will drop 10% and so on. Durations for long-maturity bonds are some of the highest in the bond universe.


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