October 07, 2008

Federal Reserve announces results of auction of $150 billion in 85-day credit held on October 6, 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
Bid/cover ratio: 0.92
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.

Last Update: October 07, 2008