Financial investments-annual rate of return

A 25-year maturity bond has a 9% coupon rate, paid annually. It sells today for $1,027.42. A 15-year maturity bond has a 8.5% coupon rate, also paid annually. It sells today for $1,039.5. A bond market analyst forecasts that in five years, 20-year maturity bonds will sell at yields to maturity of 10% and that 10-year maturity bonds will sell at yields of 9.5%. Because the yield curve is upward-sloping, the analyst believes that coupons will be invested in short-term securities at a rate of 8%.

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