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Decomposition of the Czech government bond yield curve

In: CNB Financial Stability Report 2016/2017

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  • Adam Kucera
  • Michal Dvorak
  • Zlatuse Komarkova

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The term structure of yields is an important source of information on market expectations about future macroeconomic developments and investors' risk perceptions and preferences. This article presents the methodology used by the CNB to obtain such information. It describes the decomposition of the Czech government bond yield curve into its components. The evolution of those components is interpreted in relation to the macro-financial environment. The practical use of the method in the financial sector stress tests conducted by the CNB is then presented.

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  • Adam Kucera & Michal Dvorak & Zlatuse Komarkova, 2017. "Decomposition of the Czech government bond yield curve," Occasional Publications - Chapters in Edited Volumes, in: CNB Financial Stability Report 2016/2017, chapter 0, pages 125-134, Czech National Bank.
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    JEL classification:

    • G11 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions
    • G12 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Asset Pricing; Trading Volume; Bond Interest Rates
    • G23 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Non-bank Financial Institutions; Financial Instruments; Institutional Investors

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