IMAC Lecture - Debt Investments

Nadima El-Hassan  |  University of Technology Sydney

About this Lecture

This lecture instructs IMAC candidates on the characteristics and analysis of debt investments including:

  • relationship between interest rates and inflation;
  • the definition and difference between nominal and real returns;
  • the concept, purpose and features of a bond;
  • the various sectors of the bond market;
  • how to calculate different measures of yield;
  • the key risks associated with investing in bonds;
  • how to calculate the present value of a bond, the value of a coupon bond, and value of a zero-coupon bond;
  • the importance and application of premiums and discounts;
  • reinvest...

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