August 13, 2008
Federal Reserve announces results of auction of $50 billion in 28-day credit held on August 12, 2008
For release at 10:00 a.m. EDT
On August 12, 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:||2.450 percent|
|Total propositions submitted:||$75.462 billion|
|Total propositions accepted:||$50.000 billion|
|Number of bidders:||65|
Bids at the stop-out rate were prorated at 51.56% 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 August 14, 2008, and will mature on September 11, 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 11:30 a.m. EDT on August 13, 2008. Participants have until noon EDT on August 13, 2008, to inform their local Reserve Bank of any error.