5. Money Duration of a Bond and the Price Value of a Basis Point
g. calculate and interpret the money duration of a bond and price value of a basis point (PVBP);
What is Modified duration versus Money duration?
Modified duration measures the percentage price change of a bond to a change in its yield-to-maturity. Money duration measures the absolute price change.
In the U.S., what is "dollar duration"?
In the U.S., money duration is called dollar duration. It is the approximate dollar change in a bond's price for a 100 basis point change in yield.
What is the price value of a basis point (PVBP)?
The price value of a basis point (PVBP) is the absolute change in the price of a bond for a one basis point change in yield.