May 22, 2014

Federal Reserve offers seven-day term deposits from its Term Deposit Facility

For release at 12:00 p.m. EDT

On May 27, 2014, the Federal Reserve will conduct a fixed-rate offering of term deposits through its Term Deposit Facility (TDF).  The Federal Reserve will offer seven-day term deposits with an interest rate of 0.26000 percent and a maximum tender amount of $5,000,000,000.  As noted in the Federal Reserve Board's May 9, 2014, release, this operation is part of the continuing program of operational testing of its policy tools designed to provide eligible institutions with an opportunity to gain familiarity with term deposit operations.  Additional information regarding the operation is listed below; the operation will be conducted as specified in this announcement, Regulation D, and the terms and conditions of the Term Deposit Facility (

Description of Operation and Tender Parameters

TDF Operation ID:     F40
Operation Format: Fixed-Rate
Term:   Seven-Day
Interest Rate:  0.26000%
Operation Date: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Opening Time: 10:00 a.m. ET
Closing Time: 2:00 p.m. ET
Notification Date (summary results): Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Settlement Date: Thursday, May 29, 2014
Maturity Date: Thursday, June 05, 2014
Tender Parameters  
Maximum Number of Tenders: 1
Minimum Tender Amount: $10,000
Tender Increment: $10,000
Maximum Tender Amount (per institution): $5,000,000,000
Award Minimum Amount: $10,000
Award Maximum Amount: $5,000,000,000


All tenders that are complete and compliant with the operation parameters listed above will be automatically awarded in full at the interest rate shown above. The minimum tender amount is $10,000; the maximum amount is $5,000,000,000 and should be submitted in increments of $10,000. All tenders must be submitted between the opening and closing time on the operation date.

Submission of Tender
Participants must submit tenders by accessing the Term Deposit Facility application ( between the opening time and the closing time on the operation date.

Participants will be able to view their awards by accessing the Term Deposit Facility application.

Summary operation results will be published on the Board of Governors' website ( at approximately 12:00 p.m. (noon) ET on the notification date.

For media inquiries, call 202-452-2955.

Last Update: May 22, 2014