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Bonds - Current Yield
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DEFINITION

Current yield is the simplest measure of yield. Current yield is the income received per annum divided by the price of the bond (excluding accrued interest).

FORMULA

With:

CY = current yield expressed in %.
R = coupon rate.
P = price of the bond.

The current yield is:

CY = (R/P) * 100

Yield to maturity.

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