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In #2, you can use FX forwards to convert your JPY cashflows to USD but it is more common in practice to use a cross-currency swap for this purpose. Indeed, the advantage of the latter is that it allows you to keep the nominal of your synthetic USD bond constant because the final exchange in the swap is done at FX spot (not forward), and the difference is ...


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There might be a lot of reasons to do so, for example if you want to calculate a sensitivity of the bond price on yieldcurve movements or other input factors. Always if you want to learn something about the factors that influence the price you need a model how to calculate the price from these factors. Even the difference between the theoretical price and ...


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When I worked at a private investment shop as a real estate acquisitions analyst, we valued properties with a blend of various methods. Common to every analysis was a DCF, a comparables-summary, and a qualitative argument. The latter was very deal specific, but the former two generalized pretty well across deals. DCF: to determine what we could pay for ...



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