macDurationOnCouponRate {bondAnalyst} R Documentation

## #'Calculates Macaulay Duration using the Coupon Rate and Yield-To-Maturity.

### Description

#'Calculates Macaulay Duration using the Coupon Rate and Yield-To-Maturity.

### Usage

macDurationOnCouponRate(couponRate, n, ytm, tT)


### Arguments

 couponRate A number. n A number. ytm A number. tT A number.

### Details

According to information provided by Adams and Smith (2019), the method macDurationOnCouponRate() is developed to calculate Macaulay Duration using the Coupon Rate and Yield-To-Maturity. Here, couponRate is Coupon Rate (for example, 0.03 means a coupon rate of 3 percent), n is number of periods, ytm is yield-to-maturity, and tT is fraction that has the number of days from the last coupon payment to the settlement date in the numerator and the number of days in the coupon period in the denominator.

### Value

Input values to four arguments couponRate , n, ytm and tT.

### Author(s)

MaheshP Kumar, Clare Matuka

### References

Adams,J.F. & Smith,D.J.(2019). Understanding Fixed‑Income Risk and Return. In CFA Program Curriculum 2020 Level I Volumes 1-6. (Vol. 5, pp. 237-299). Wiley Professional Development (P&T). ISBN 9781119593577, https://bookshelf.vitalsource.com/books/9781119593577

### Examples

macDurationOnCouponRate(couponRate=0.03,n=8*2,ytm=0.06/2, tT=57/180)
macDurationOnCouponRate(couponRate=0.08,n=10, ytm=0.104, tT=0)


[Package bondAnalyst version 1.0.1 Index]