December 02, 2008

Federal Reserve announces results of auction of $150 billion in 84-day credit held on December 1, 2008

For release at 10:00 a.m. EST

On December 1, 2008, the Federal Reserve conducted an auction of $150 billion in 84-day credit through its Term Auction Facility. Following are the results of the auction:


Stop-out rate: 0.420 percent
Total propositions submitted: $66.471 billion
Total propositions accepted: $66.471 billion
Bid/cover ratio: 0.44
Number of bidders: 80


The awarded loans will settle on December 4, 2008, and will mature on February 26, 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. EST on December 2, 2008. Participants have until 12:30 p.m. EST on December 2, 2008, to inform their local Reserve Bank of any error.

Last Update: December 02, 2008