The Federal Reserve yesterday announced the results of its term auction facility, selling $50 billion of 28-day credits at a 2.820% stop-out rate, the lowest rate at which the offering amount clears which is the sole rate awarded to all the successful bids.

The bid-to-cover ratio was 1.83. Bids at the stop-out rate were prorated at 67.70%. Total propositions submitted were $91.569 billion, and the Fed accepted $50.000 billion. There were 79 bidders.

The awarded loans will settle on April 10, and will mature on May 8.

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