March 25, 2008
Federal Reserve announces results of auction of $50 billion in 28-day credit held on March 24, 2008
For release at 10:00 a.m. EDT
On March 24, 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:||2.615 percent|
|Total propositions submitted:||$88.869 billion|
|Total propositions accepted:||$50.000 billion|
|Number of bidders:||88|
Bids at the stop-out rate were prorated at 98.87% 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 March 27, 2008, and will mature on April 24, 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 March 25, 2008. Participants have until 3:00 p.m. EDT on March 25, 2008, to inform their local Reserve Bank of any error.