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Press Release

Federal Reserve Press Release

Release Date: April 8, 2008

For release at 10:00 a.m. EDT

On April 7, 2008, the Federal Reserve conducted an auction of $50 billion in 28-day credit through its Term Auction Facility.  Following are the results of the auction:

Stop-out rate: 2.820 percent
Total propositions submitted: $91.569 billion
Total propositions accepted: $50.000 billion
Bid/cover ratio: 1.83
Number of bidders: 79

Bids at the stop-out rate were prorated at 67.70% and resulting awards were rounded to the nearest $10,000 (except that all awards below $10,000 are rounded up to $10,000).

The awarded loans will settle on April 10, 2008, and will mature on May 8, 2008.  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 noon EDT on April 8, 2008.  Participants have until 3:00 p.m. EDT on April 8, 2008, to inform their local Reserve Bank of any error.

Last update: April 8, 2008