getZeroRates

Get zero rates for input dates for IRDataCurve

Syntax

F = getZeroRates(CurveObj,InpDates)
F = getZeroRates(CurveObj,InpDates,Name,Value)

Arguments

CurveObj

Interest-rate curve object that is constructed using IRDataCurve.

InpDates

Vector of input dates using MATLAB® date format. The input dates must be after the settle date.

Compounding

(Optional) Scalar that sets the compounding frequency per year for zero rates. The default Compounding value is CurveObj.Compounding. Acceptable values are:

  • −1 = Continuous compounding

  • 0 = Simple interest (no compounding)

  • 1 = Annual compounding

  • 2 = Semiannual compounding

  • 3 = Compounding three times per year

  • 4 = Quarterly compounding

  • 6 = Bimonthly compounding

  • 12 = Monthly compounding

Basis

(Optional) Day-count basis values for zero rates:

  • 0 = actual/actual (default)

  • 1 = 30/360 (SIA)

  • 2 = actual/360

  • 3 = actual/365

  • 4 = 30/360 (BMA)

  • 5 = 30/360 (ISDA)

  • 6 = 30/360 (European)

  • 7 = actual/365 (Japanese)

  • 8 = actual/actual (ICMA)

  • 9 = actual/360 (ICMA)

  • 10 = actual/365 (ICMA)

  • 11 = 30/360E (ICMA)

  • 12 = actual/365 (ISDA)

  • 13 = BUS/252

For more information, see basis.

Description

F = getZeroRates(CurveObj,InpDates,Name,Value) returns zero rates for the input dates. You must enter the optional arguments for Basis and Compounding as comma-separated pairs of Name,Value arguments. Name is the argument name and Value is the corresponding value. Name must appear inside quotes. You can specify several name and value pair arguments in any order as Name1,Value1,...,NameN,ValueN.

Examples

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This example shows how to get zero rates for input dates for an IRDataCurve.

CurveSettle = datenum('2-Mar-2016');
Data = [2.09 2.47 2.71 3.12 3.43 3.85 4.57 4.58]/100;
Dates = datemnth(CurveSettle,12*[1 2 3 5 7 10 20 30]);
irdc = IRDataCurve('Zero',CurveSettle,Dates,Data);
getZeroRates(irdc, CurveSettle+30:30:CurveSettle+720)
ans = 24×1

    0.0174
    0.0177
    0.0180
    0.0183
    0.0187
    0.0190
    0.0193
    0.0196
    0.0199
    0.0202
      ⋮

Introduced in R2008b