A 5-year bond with a 4.45% coupon sells for $107.48. A 7-year bond

| September 12, 2018

4. A 5-year bond with a 4.45% coupon sells for $107.48. A 7-year bond with a 5.75% coupon sells for 116.564. The conversion factor for the 5-year bond is 0.933891 while the 7-year bond is 0.98588. Assume that the yields for both bonds are 6% and that coupon payments are semiannual. Which of the two bonds is cheaper to deliver given a T-note futures price of 117.92?

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