Bond Prices

Bond Prices

The amount one pays to buy a bond. A bond price is usually represented as a percentage of par value. For example, if a bond has a par of $1,000 and is sold for $900, the price is published as 90%.
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Indeed, there is a direct inverse relationship between bond prices and interest rates.
45% compared to 10,000 bond prices used within an industry standard municipal bond ETF benchmark.
These figures don't take into account the deeper erosion in bond prices that began earlier this month, which some financial experts say could add up to "hundreds of millions of dollars" in losses for local investors.
Japanese government bond prices will likely be affected by speculation about U.
It is easy to see how this works in periods when the economy is cyclical: when economic prospects are good, stocks rise in anticipation of higher future earnings; the economy heats up; the central bank raises rates to cool things down; economic prospects dip; bond prices rise in anticipation of lower inflation.
If your firm decides to trade in-house, you can expect it to take time to build up the volume to command institutional bond prices with multiple broker-dealers.
Over the long-term, the cash flow from bonds will increase as rates rise, helping to mitigate the short-term drop in bond prices when rates move upward.
NEW YORK - Bond prices fell Monday in an abbreviated, pre-holiday trading session that ended at 2 p.
Brokers said, meanwhile, the downside of bond prices will be supported by investors' strong interest in buying bonds on dips whenever bond prices drop under the current ultraeasy monetary policy by the central bank.
By the end of the same week, bond prices had plummeted, as the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond traded at 6.
The great irony is that the only real inflation in the economy now is in the financial markets; bond prices, for example, have been increasing by 20 to 30 percent a year over the last few years, thanks largely to the fall in interest rates prompted by Clinton's deficit-cutting.
As inflation anxieties mounted, German bond prices softened, and yields hit levels above comparable U.