# Questions tagged [bond]

A bond is a fixed-income instrument generating cash flows at some specific dates in the futures. These cash-flows depend on the interest rate of the bond, which can either be fixed or variable. It is a debt instrument acting as a loan made from the buyer to the seller.

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### How to calculate the gaussian VaR for a portfolio with 3 corporate bonds and 1 IRS payer?

As data I have the daily change of zero coupon spot rates for some vertex (0.25, 0.5, 1, 2..) and the daily change of z-spread for corporate bonds, also by vertex
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### The price of liquidity

We are currently in the US Treasury roll period when investors are rolling from the previously issued notes and bonds into the currently issued notes and bonds, aka "Rolling from Off-The-Runs to ...
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### short rate, yield curve and zero-coupon bond price formula under CIR mode: How to calibrate the market price of risk

I recently read a document posted by a user in QF, who said that "In the past, I have calibrated simple short rate models to the term structure by using maximum likelihood to get the parameters ...
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### Treasury futures wild card option (Monte carlo simulation)

I recently joined a bulge bracket bank in New York City trading the long-end but mostly doing a lot of analysis until I get up to speed. I'm working on the Wildcard model which is going to be an ...
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### Is there a closed form solution to the following system of SDEs?

Suppose we have the system \begin{align} dr_t=\alpha_r(x_t-r_t)dt+\sigma_rdW_t^r\\ dx_t=\alpha_x(\bar{x}-x_t)dt+\sigma_xdW_t^x\\ \end{align} As this system is affine, I believe there should be an easy ...
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### How to calculate the yield of a perpetual bond that pays a floating coupon payment?

I know that perpetual bonds are becoming a rare phenomenon and that ones that pay a variable coupon are even rarer. However, I believe that there are such bonds out there, and I'm hoping that someone ...
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### How to break down yield to maturity to different components?

Suppose we have the PV of a bond, as well as two separate streams of cash flows, say, $C_a$ and $C_b$ that make up the total annual cash flows $C$ (i.e. $C=C_a+C_b$). In other words, suppose we have, \...
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### How can I optimize a Bond Portfolio in Practice?

I'd like to optimize a bond portfolio with different bond classes (government bonds, corporates, ...) and different ratings as well as maturities. Is this even possible to optimize such a portfolio? ...
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### Bond Discounting Error With QuantLib

I have a list of bond coupons, their maturities and their current price. I want to find their corresponding discount factors. The code I have used is from the QuantLib cookbook, attached below: ...
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### Jarrow and Turnbull (1997) Discrete time forward rate confusion

I'm reading Jarrow and Turnbull (1997). They defined $p(t,T)$ as the time $t$ price of a default free zero coupon bond paying a sure dollar at time $T$ where $0\le t \le T$ (in year). They also ...
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### Can 2 unique Instruments have the same ISIN?

I always thought that 1 ISIN uniquely identifies 1 financial instrument. However, I have come across cases, where the same ISIN is used for a stock and a bond: ...
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### Does a bond pay a coupon at maturity? [closed]

I know a bond pays an annuity cashflow of coupon payments and then at maturity it pays the face value. But, at maturity, does it pay an additional coupon payment on top of the face value or are we ...
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### Simple bond math calculation - Quantlib

I am reconciling a dirty price calculation using quantlib and I am having difficulty getting the same dirty price manually. I am confident it is used to the day count convention but I've tripled ...
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### Between these bonds, how to find out which is one pricey (Higher valuation) and cheap (Lower valuation)?

Trying to understand, how to find out which of these bonds are cheap and which are expensive? The current spot rate is 8.167%. How do I go about finding the cheap vs expensive bonds especially when ...
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### Finding Asset-backed Security Prospectuses in EDGAR

Currently, I'm trying to find prospectus on more esoteric types of asset-backed securities, such as those backed by various equipment so I that I can learn about how to model/structure such types of ...
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### Bootstrapping when cashflows are irregular

EDIT: this question was previously closed because it was 'assumed that it should be common knowledge'. I advise you to READ THE QUESTION PROPERLY and you will find out is is NOT common knowledge at ...
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### Actual360 convention in quantlib schedule

I'm trying to make a payment schedule for different bonds in quantlib. For example, I made such a schedule: ...
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### Yield to maturity of amortized bond

I have an amortized bond with maturity at 30.04.2023, a semiannual frequency, 10% coupon rate, 30Е/360 day convention, and a clean price of 104.9367. Also, there are two amortization payments: 300 at ...
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