Calculating Accrued Interest on a Bond

Calculating Accrued Interest on a Bond

Abdulla Javeri

30 years: Financial markets trader

Abdulla explains the fundamental concepts: day count conventions, accruals and accrued interest, as applied in bond markets. 

Abdulla explains the fundamental concepts: day count conventions, accruals and accrued interest, as applied in bond markets. 

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Calculating Accrued Interest on a Bond

6 mins 13 secs

Overview

The bond markets use day counts in order to reflect the correct amount of accrued interest. Bonds use one of several major market conventions to perform this task.

Key learning objectives:

  • Understand how bonds are traded and how they accrue interest

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Abdulla Javeri

Abdulla Javeri

Abdulla’s career in the financial markets started in 1990 when he entered the trading floor of the London International Financial Futures Exchange, LIFFE, and qualified as a pit trader in equity and equity index options. In 1996, Abdulla became a trainer for regulatory qualifications and then for non-exam courses, primarily covering all major financial products.

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