Fixed Income Securities II: Interest-Rate Risk
Part of the Finance and Capital Markets Series book series (FCMS)
In this chapter we discuss the sensitivity of bond prices to changes in market interest rates, and the key concepts of duration and convexity.
KeywordsIncome Peri Volatility Dura Vanilla
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