Component 
Resolution  Bond Pricing 




Function Definition 
oBond2_Yield(CleanPrice, SettlementDate, DatedDate, FirstCpnDate, PenultCpnDate, MaturityDate, FaceValue, CouponRate, CouponFreq, DaysBasis, OutputFlag) Calculates the bond yield using a generic bond pricing solution. Returns the bond's yield, dirty price, and accrued interest, as well as the risk statistics. This function is a simplified version of the oBond3_Yield( ) Function with several parameters set to default values (see note below). 




Bond Types 
All bonds. No pricing conventions are assumed. 




Function Parameters 



Parameters 
Description 

Parameter Type 

Restrictions 

. 

CleanPrice 

Clean price per one hundred (PPH) of the bond 

Double 

CleanPrice >= 0 

SettlementDte 

Valuation date of the bond 
Date 

SetDate < MatDate 

DatedDate 

Date on which the bond begins to accrue interest. 
Date 

DatedDate<MatDate 

FirstCpnDate 

Date that the first coupon is paid (if bond does not have an odd first period, leave blank) 
Date 

F.C.D > DatedDate 

PenultCpnDate 

Date that the penultimate coupon is paid (if bond does not have an odd last period, leave blank) 
Date 

P.C.D > DatedDate 

MaturityDate 

Maturity date of the bond 
Date 

MatDate>DatedDate 

FaceValue 

Redemption value for the bond paid at maturity. 

Double 

FaceValue >= 0 

CouponRate 

Coupon rate of the bond, expressed as a decimal. 

Double 

Coupon Rate >= 0 

CouponFreq 

Frequency of coupons per annum. 

Enumerated Constant


1  Annual 

DaysBasis 

Array of two Enumerated Constants Discount Basis: Basis for determining present and future values of cash flows Accrual Basis: Basis for determining accrued interest If both conventions are identical then just enter a single Enumerated Constant. 

Enumerated Constant, or an Array of Enumerated Constants 

1  Act/Act (actual) 

OutputFlag 

Indicates which result, or set of results, will be displayed in the worksheet. When returning more than one value, the function must be entered as an array function. Entering a 0 will output: Yield, Clean Price, Accrued Interest, Dirty Price, Macaulay Duration, Modified Duration, Convexity, and Present Value of a Basis Point. Entering a 4 will output: Macaulay Duration, Modified Duration, Convexity, and Present Value of a Basis Point. 

Enumerated Constant 

0  All eight outputs 



Default Settings 



Parameter 

Description 

Value 



CompoundingFreq 

Number of compounding periods per annum, relating to quoted yield. 

Annual 

BusinessDayCon 

Business day convention for coupon payments dates. 

No Adjustment 

YieldMethod 

Yield convention for all coupon periods except for the final period. 

Compound Yield 

FPYieldMethod 

Yield convention for the final coupon period. 

Compound Yield 

ExDateConvention 

Basis for which the exdividend method is determined (if applicable). Used in conjunction with ExDayUnit. 

No ExDate 

CouponType 

Flags whether coupons are 'equal' throughout bond schedule or at 'exact'. Exact coupons vary according to number of days in coupon period. 

Equal Coupons


PPHRounding 

Array of 3 entries indicating the number of decimal places the following outputs are to be rounded to: Clean Price, Accrued Interest, Dirty Price. Alternatively, if all 3 follow the same rounding convention then just enter a single number. 

12


AdjEndOfMonth 

If coupon falls at end of month, do you wish to adjust all other coupons to fall at end of month accordingly? 

No (N/A)


FinalPeriodStart 

Determines whether the final period starts on the exdate of the penultimate coupon (if applicable) or on the actual day of the penultimate coupon. 

ExDate of PC


HolidaySchedule 

Schedule of nonbusiness days (excluding weekends) 

None







See Also oBond2_CFM( )  Generic Bond Cash Flow Map Function 2 
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