1) Let the bond paying coupon rate of= 10.50% per year semi-annually when market interest rate is only= 4.2% per half-year. Bond has 2 years until maturity.
a) Determine the bond's price today and 4 months from now after next coupon is paid. Compute the present price and Price after four months
b) Calculate total rate of return on bond?
2) A small company has effectively grown over years to point where it is taking into account for becoming a openly listed corporation. Write down the processes which are involved in flotation (IPO) of a business on a stock exchange.