# Manuals/calci/DISC

DISC (SettlementDate,MaturityDate,Price,RedemptionValue,Basis)

where,

• is the security's settlement date (a date when coupon or a bond is purchased)
• is the security's maturity date (a date when coupon or a bond expires)
• is the security's price per \$100 face value
• is the amount to be received at maturity of a bond
• is the type of day count basis to use
• DISC(), returns the discount rate for a security.

## Description

DISC(SettlementDate, MaturityDate, Price, RedemptionValue, Basis)

• and should be entered either in 'date format' or 'dates returned using formulas'. If dates are not valid, Calci displays #N/A error message.
• If >= , Calci displays #N/A error message.
• If <=0 or <=0, Calci displays #N/A error message.
• value is optional. If omitted, Calci assumes it to be 0.

Below table shows the use of values:

Basis Description
0 US (NASD) 30/360
1 Actual/actual
2 Actual/360
3 Actual/365
4 European 30/365
• If value is other than 0 to 4, Calci displays #N/A error message.
• Formula:

If 'B' is number of days in a year, and 'DIM' is number of days from 'Settlement' to ' Maturity', the DISC is calculated as -

DISC = ## Examples

Consider the following example that shows the use of DISC function:

 06/09/2010 11/19/2010 97.975 100 1
=DISC(A1,A2,A3,A4,A5) displays 0.045345092024540005 as a result.



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