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Why do bonds with a shorter next call dates have shorter extension risk?

I was reading a research article and I'm not really understanding why. Is it to do with the option premium being priced in at the beginning?
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Tree Pricing FRN Implementation

When pricing a bond via a short rate model on a tree, it seems natural to include intermediate time steps in addition to those corresponding to cashflow dates (i.e. for bonds with American style ...
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Z spread for callable bond

I see many definitions online for z spread with formulas written for a bond, how do they change if the bond is callable? Or is z spread calculated to maturity in this case?
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Interest Rate Volatility for Binomial Trees

Does anybody know where I can get the data or calculate interest rate volatility for modelling callable and putable bonds in binomial trees. I have swap curves data. Does any sources like Bloomberg ...
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How to spot optimal exercise level of issuer-callable bonds with autocallable bonds call level?

I'm looking for a bit more background on a question that came up here: Our traders use some sort of Longstaff-Schwartz to calculate the optimal point when to call an issuer-callable bond. My question ...
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Back testing fixed income for bond portfolio management

When doing back test trying to replicate a paper, how do you handle bonds that are maturing in an index? Say I was trying to create a strategy, how do I account for bonds that mature in terms of ...
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Incorporating Accrued Interest to price fixed income callable bonds in short rate models

I am using the DerivaGem software provided by Hull & White (available at DerivaGem 4.00a) in Options, Futures & Other Derivatives. I am attempting to back propagate a bond to obtain the ...
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taxonomy of bond/fixed income exotic coupon features?

I suppose this is essentially a literature recommendation. I am looking for a list of exotic/nonlinear/complex features that can be included with bonds/loans/fixed income products. A (somewhat ...
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Duration and convexity of an open term loan/bond!

Imagine an open term loan with monthly interest payments of [x]% and the principle due when the loan is closed. Both the lender can call the loan, and the borrower can return the loan (with no penalty)...
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Yield to call on American style callable bond

(Assuming current bond price is quoted and maturity, par value, strike price all known..) I was wondering how do we calculate yield to call on American style callable bonds after the call date has ...
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callable bonds with FDM

I am thinking of implementing a model to price callable bonds on a finite difference grid. I wonder how the Price to worst yield model will relate to it in terms of risks(or should do). What I expect ...
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option value for yield to worst model

I would like to understand if there is a way to imply the option value from the bond price for a callable bond. I understand the mechanics of calculation of the worst yield in the presence of many ...
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Callable Corporate Bonds: Why Issue a Callable Bond That Has a First Call Date <6 months to Final Maturity?

My understanding is that firms typically issue callable bonds to benefit from possible refinancing in a lower interest rate environment. What, then, is the point of issuing a bond, say, today (06/30/...
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Why do a callable bond always have higher yields?

In an american callable bond there is an expectation for the issuer to prepay its debt prior to maturity. I understand that this reduces it's value and therefore, higher yield. But another way to ...
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Risk measurement of multicallable bonds

Assume you have bought a multicallable bond where the issuer has the right to redeem the notional at various dates, e.g. a $10$ yr maturity, $5$% coupon yearly and each year one call date. Next, ...
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how do traders typically hedge a callable zero coupon bond?

i've seen termsheets of callable accreting notional swaps where the accretion rate equals the fixed coupon rate. apparently these are used to hedge callable zcb's. but it doesnt seem to make sense! ...
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What are clean price and accrual of a called bond

I found that after a bond is called (after the call effective date), BBG still shows bond prices for a few more days. Take XS1648303813 for example, it is called on 24th Sep 2020, but it has prices ...
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Any good papers on Fixed Income Option pricing?

Whilst I have managed to find plenty of material on pricing of Interest Rate Options (i.e. Caps, Floors, Swaptions, spread-options, etc.), I haven't really managed to find any solid papers on the ...
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Misleading Yield (Callable Bonds with call price 100)

When looking at Callable Bonds, I've noticed that we often have a call price of 100 with a call date a few month before expiry. For example: US09681MAS70: coupon <...
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Cox-Ingersoll-Ross: Monte Carlo Simulation

I am trying to build a Monte Carlo simulation in Excel (yes, far from optimal) for valuation of a callable bond. I have some experience with MC simulation on path dependent derivatives with stocks as ...
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How can i calculate the yield given price, or price given yield for a callable bond, with several callable dates and strike prices (quantlib)

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What are some robust Contingent Capital Instrument available?

I recently was made aware of the existence of Contingent Capital Instruments like CoCo Bonds. I was wondering if there are other robust options available for Big Banks in this domain?
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Why are negative option prices possible for callable US treasury bonds?

I am not familiar enough with the theories of option pricing to understand how negative option prices are possible. I found two research papers indicating that negative option prices are indeed ...
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Calculating YTM for a floating rate bond

I am trying to understand how YTM's are calculated for floating rate notes. I have had a go at calculating it and I am always a few bps off for every FRN I try to calculate. Does anyone have any ideas ...
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Pricing a callable bond

I have read the Lehman Brother's paper on OAS which I mostly understand, they outline how to find the OAS for a callable bond of which the formula is effectively (ignoring refinancing costs): Market ...
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Callable bonds with very short call period. Purpose?

Looking at a portfolio of bonds, I've come across a large number of callable bonds with relatively long maturities (20 to 30 years) but very short call windows. In other words, the first and only call ...
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