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Measuring of bond price sensitivity


  • Jarmila Radová


In this article is analyzed duration as a measure of interest risk of bonds. We study significant factors which influence on highness of duration and also price chance of bonds. We discuss different ways to calculate duration and also we try to show its importance to management of bonds portfolio.

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  • Jarmila Radová, 2007. "Measuring of bond price sensitivity," Český finanční a účetní časopis, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 2007(3), pages 41-55.
  • Handle: RePEc:prg:jnlcfu:v:2007:y:2007:i:3:id:232:p:41-55

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    1. Fisher, Lawrence & Weil, Roman L, 1971. "Coping with the Risk of Interest-Rate Fluctuations: Returns to Bondholders from Naive and Optimal Strategies," The Journal of Business, University of Chicago Press, vol. 44(4), pages 408-431, October.
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    Imunizace; Yield to maturity; Immunization; Durace; Výnosnost do doby splatnosti; Imunizace;

    JEL classification:

    • G12 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Asset Pricing; Trading Volume; Bond Interest Rates
    • G24 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage


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