This video demonstrates how to compute the theoretical price of a coupon paying bond using spot rates. What is the price of a 2-year bond that pays a 6% semi-annual coupon given a zero rate curve? The calculation is shown using the Texas Instruments BA II Plus Financial Calculator This video is developed by David
In order to work with quantitative sections of the study material, it is important that you be able to work with a financial calculator. The exam questions are construction with the assumption that the candidates have the ability to work with a financial calculator. CFA Institute allows two types of calculators in the exam.