Discount Factors (Bonds)

Discount Factors (Bonds)

Abdulla Javeri

30 years: Financial markets trader

Discount factors are crucial in valuing cash flows, financial assets including derivatives on a consistent and accurate basis. In this video, Abdulla explains how they are applied using bond markets as an example.  

Discount factors are crucial in valuing cash flows, financial assets including derivatives on a consistent and accurate basis. In this video, Abdulla explains how they are applied using bond markets as an example.  

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Discount Factors (Bonds)

4 mins 19 secs

Overview

Bond markets often require multi-period discount factors, which can be calculated by adjusting the basic discounted cash flow equation.

Key learning objectives:

  • How should discount factors be applied using bond markets as an example?

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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.