Bond Valuation and Analysis in Python

Learn how bonds work and how to price them and assess some of their risks using the numpy and numpy-financial packages.

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Course Description

The world’s bond market has a value of around 120 trillion dollars; it plays a key role in helping both governments and businesses raise capital and is an essential part of most investment portfolios. In this course, you’ll gain the essential skills needed to work in the financial, insurance, and accounting industries, including understanding and analyzing markets. Through hands-on activities, you’ll discover how bonds work, how to price them, and how to assess some of their risks using numpy and numpy-financial packages.

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    Time Value of Money

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    In this chapter, you’ll cover simple and compound interest, compounding frequencies, future value as well as commonly used financial functions in the NumPy-financial package.

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    Simple interest & compound interest
    50 xp
    Calculating simple interest
    100 xp
    Calculating compound interest
    100 xp
    Future value & compounding frequencies
    50 xp
    Calculating future value
    100 xp
    Calculating compounding frequencies
    100 xp
    More financial functions
    50 xp
    Calculating the number of periods
    100 xp
    Calculating the payment amount
    100 xp
    Calculating the required interest rate
    100 xp
    Solving real-world problems
    100 xp

Collaborators

Hadrien Lacroix

Prerequisites

Python Data Science Toolbox (Part 1)
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