Release Date: October 7, 2008
For release at 10:00 a.m. EDT
On October 6, 2008, the Federal Reserve conducted an auction of $150 billion in 85-day credit through its Term Auction Facility. Following are the results of the auction:
|Stop-out rate:||1.390 percent|
|Total propositions submitted:||$138.092 billion|
|Total propositions accepted:||$138.092 billion|
|Number of bidders:||71|
The awarded loans will settle on October 9, 2008, and will mature on January 2, 2009. The stop-out rate shown above will apply to all awarded loans.
Institutions that submitted winning bids will be contacted by their respective Reserve Banks by 11:30 a.m. EDT on October 7, 2008. Participants have until 12:30 p.m. EDT on October 7, 2008, to inform their local Reserve Bank of any error.