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This Function calculates Discount rates for a security


  • settlement - Enter the date after issuance when the security is delivered to the buyer.
  • maturity - The end date of the security, when it could be redeemed.
  • price - The price at which the security is bought.
  • redemption - The redemption value of the security.
  • basis[ OPTIONAL - 0 by default ] - An indicator of what day count method to use.
    • 0- This assumes 30 day months and 360 day years as per the National Association of Securities Dealers standard
    • 1- This calculates based upon the actual number of days between the specified dates, and the actual number of days in the intervening years.
    • 2- This calculates based on the actual number of days between the speficied dates, but assumes a 360 day year.
    • 3- This calculates based on the actual number of days between the specified dates, but assumes a 365 day year.
    • 4- Similar to 0, this calculates based on a 30 day month and 360 day year, but adjusts end-of-month dates according to European financial conventions.


Use DATETO_DATE formulas to enter the date



Step 1.  To begin to use DISC formula, start with the Excellentable you would like to edit..


Step 2. Then type the DISC formula into the cell you have chosen to display the outcome: 

Step 3. Enter in the values needed to achieve your final outcome. 


Step 4. Once saved, your completed formula will display in a confluence page like this. 


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