Risk Management Quiz

Q. Consider a bond that makes annual coupon payments. If the term to maturity is exactly equal to two years (two coupon payments and the principal remain to paid) what can you conclude about the Macaulay duration of the bond?

A)The Macaulay duration is equal to 2 (years).
B) The Macaulay duration is less than 1 (year).
C)The Macaulay duration is greater than 1 but smaller than 2 (years).
D) None of the above.

Answer: C) The Macaulay duration is greater than 1 but smaller than 2 (years).


The Risk Management Professional Certificate is a comprehensive survey of the practice of Risk Management. The major types of risk are identified, risk management tools and techniques are reviewed and financial regulation is covered. Delegates will work through the annual risk report of a publicly traded financial institution. A number of case studies are analyzed to illustrate the key principles of risk measurement and management.

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