March 20, 2012

Federal Reserve announces results of auction of $3 billion in 28-day term deposits held on March 19, 2012

For release at 12:00 p.m. EDT

On March 19, 2012, the Federal Reserve conducted an auction of $3 billion in 28-day term deposits through its Term Deposit Facility. Following are the results of the auction:

TDF Auction ID: A23
Competitive Amount Offered: $3,000,000,000
Competitive Amount Tendered: $11,408,260,000
Competitive Amount Awarded: $2,999,990,000
Non-Competitive Amount Awarded: $57,100,000
Total Amount Awarded: $3,057,090,000
Stop-Out Rate: 0.25500 percent
Bid-to-Cover Ratio (Competitive Auction): 3.80
Number of Bids Submitted: 63
Number of Participants Submitting Bids: 36










Bids at the stop-out rate were pro-rated at 90.14 percent. Resulting awards were rounded to the nearest $10,000 except that all awards below $10,000 were rounded up to $10,000.

The awarded deposits will settle on March 22, 2012, and will mature on April 19, 2012. The stop-out rate shown above will apply to all awarded deposits.

Last Update: March 20, 2012