CFA Practice Question

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CFA Practice Question

"Whether you buy a 1 year bond, or a 10 year bond and sell it in a year, you'll get the same return." Which term structure theory would support such a statement?
A. Local expectations theory
B. Liquidity preference theory
C. Un-preferred habitat theory
Explanation: It is a form of the pure expectations theory that suggests that the returns on bonds of different maturities will be the same over a short-term investment horizon.

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charliedba Local expectations interpretation: this one takes into account that price risk exists, but recognizes that if everything goes the way things are planned (with respect to forward rates) then it shouldn't matter what maturity you sign up for in your investment purchase, you will realize the same yield.
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