The Treasury Department auctioned $35 billion of five-year notes, with a 5/8% coupon, a 0.708% high yield, a price of 99.592967.

The bid-to-cover ratio was 2.92.

Tenders at the high yield were allotted 88.61%. All competitive tenders at lower yields were accepted in full.

The median yield was 0.675%. The low yield was 0.615%.

Tenders totaled $102,184,477,500 and the Treasury accepted $35,000,002,500 including $32,077,500 non-competitive.

The Fed banks bought nothing for their own account in exchange for maturing securities.

The notes, which are dated Aug. 31, will mature Aug. 31, 2017.

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