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Suppose you purchase a zero coupon bond with a face value of \$1,000, maturing in 19 years, for \$213.95. Zero coupons pays the investor the face value of the maturity date. What is the implicit interest in the first year of the bonds life?

Jul 7th, 2015

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we have to find the rate that makes 213.95 to grow to 1000 in 19 years

1000 = [213.95*19]/x

x= 4065.05/1000

x= 4.06%

and 4.06% of 213.95 is

A= [213.95/100]*4.06

A= 8.68 \$   implicit interest in the first year of the bonds life

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