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Effective duration

• Measures the percentage change in price for a 1 percentage point or 100 basis point change in interest rates.

• also known as Option-Adjusted duration measures the responsiveness of bond prices to changes in interest rates after taking into account the fact that the cash flow expected from a bond could change because of the bond's embedded call features or options.

• The duration calculated using the approximate duration formula for a bond with an embedded option, reflecting the expected change in the cash flow caused by the option. Measures the responsiveness of a bond's price taking into account the expected cash flows will change as interest rates change due to the embedded option.

 
 

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Basis
Bond
Call feature
Call
Cash flow
Cash
Change
Duration
Embedded option
Interest rate
Interest
Options
Option
Point
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