Callable bonds meaning:
It is long term fixed rate Bond where the issuer enjoys a call
option that is right to buy back the bonds from the investors prior
to maturity at a predetermined price known as call price. the call
price is usually at a premium to face value.
The issuer will obviously call the bonds (that is refund prior to maturity) if the interest rate falls, such that issuer can refund the old bonds and issue new bonds at a lower interest rate.
The one callable at 105 will sell at a higher price at it has a high call risk.
Answer:
The bond callable at 105.
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