May 15, 2012

Federal Reserve announces results of auction of $3 billion in 28-day term deposits held on May 14, 2012

For release at 12:00 p.m. EDT

On May 14, 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: A24
Competitive Amount Offered:           $3,000,000,000
Competitive Amount Tendered: $10,871,250,000
Competitive Amount Awarded:         $3,000,010,000
Non-Competitive Amount Awarded: $53,250,000
Total Amount Awarded:        $3,053,260,000
Stop-Out Rate: 0.25500 percent
Bid-to-Cover Ratio (Competitive Auction): 3.62
Number of Bids Submitted:   51
Number of Participants Submitting Bids: 30


Bids at the stop-out rate were pro-rated at 31.92 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 May 17, 2012, and will mature on June 14, 2012.  The stop-out rate shown above will apply to all awarded deposits.

Last Update: May 15, 2012