The correct answer is: C)
Step 1: Future value of reinvested coupons.
PMT = 3.20; n = 10; I = 2.9%
Therefore, FV = 36.516
Step 2: Total FV at maturity = (FV of coupons + Par)
= 36.516 + 100
Step 3: Calculate Holding Period Return
= 136.156/96.825 - 1 = 40.99%
Step 4: Calculate the effective annual total return
(1.4099)1/5 - 1 = 7.11%
(1.4099)1/10 - 1 = 3.495% (this is the effective 6-month yield)
Therefore, (1.03495)2 - 1 = 7.11%
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