Problem 1: Convert a semi-annual yield of 4.123% with a day count of ACT/ACT to an annual yield with a day count of 30/360 and show the 2 screenshots of the Bloomberg functions used:
Start date: January 4, 2016 ; Final date: October 10, 2020 ; Initial Amount: $1,000,000
Problem 2: Attach a screenshot of most recent US Treasury bills, notes and bonds using Thomson Reuter’s Eikon as well as Bloomberg. What is the CUSIP number of the most recent US 10-year US Treasury? How about the most recent 30 –yr US Treasury?
Problem 3: Answer the following questions related to the following German bond.
3.1. What would you have paid for the following bond on the settlement date: November 13, 2020 for 1,000,000 Euro of DBR 1 1/4 08/15/48 to obtain an yield of 1.00%? Draw the Cash Flows timeline and show the Bloomberg functions used.
3.2. Using Bloomberg, derive the clean bond price, dirty price and accrued interest and attach screenshots of the cash flows and price calculation?
Problem 4: Using Bloomberg, find the bond of Centex Corp. which matured on May 1, 2016 and answer the following questions
4.1. What was the ticker?
4.2.What was the CUSIP Number ?
4.3.What was the Issue Price?
4.4.What were the most recent bond ratings?
4.5.What type of bond was it?
4.6. What Bloomberg function do we use to find out if investors were protected in case of a LBO or event of default? Were there any negative or positive pledges? How about any restrictive covenants? Can you please describe what these covenants mean?
4.7.What would you have paid on settlement date: December 1, 2015 for 1,000,000 USD of the above mentioned bond to obtain an yield of 2.0%? Draw the Cash Flows timeline and attach 2 screenshots of the clean price, dirty price, accrued interest and cash flows?
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