May 06, 2008

Federal Reserve announces results of auction of $75 billion in 28-day credit held on May 5, 2008

For release at 10:00 a.m. EDT

On May 5, 2008, the Federal Reserve conducted an auction of $75 billion in 28-day credit through its Term Auction Facility. Following are the results of the auction:

Stop-out rate: 2.220 percent
Total propositions submitted: $96.618 billion
Total propositions accepted: $75.000 billion
Bid/cover ratio: 1.29
Number of bidders: 71

Bids at the stop-out rate were prorated at 92.52% 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 May 8, 2008, and will mature on June 5, 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 May 6, 2008. Participants have until 3:00 p.m. EDT on May 6, 2008, to inform their local Reserve Bank of any error.

Last Update: May 06, 2008