Tender rates for the Treasury Department's latest 91-day and 182-day discount bills were mixed, as the three-months incurred a 1.020% high rate, up from 1.020% the prior week, and the six-months incurred a 1.115% high rate, unchanged from 1.115% the week before.

Coupon equivalents were 1.037% and 1.137%, respectively.

Treasury building.
Treasury building.

The price for the 91s was 99.742167 and that for the 182s was 99.436306.

The median bid on the 91s was 0.995%. The low bid was 0.970%.

Tenders at the high rate were allotted 87.30%. The bid-to-cover ratio was 3.18.

Tenders totaled $124,144,298,400 and the Treasury accepted $39,000,018,400 including $503,233,800 of non-competitive.

The Fed banks bought nothing for themselves.

The median bid for the 182s was 1.090%. The low bid was 1.050%.

Tenders at the high rate were allotted 38.34%. The bid-to-cover ratio was 3.08.

Tenders totaled $101,701,285,900 and the Treasury accepted $33,000,280,900, including $377,352,900 of non-competitive.

The Fed banks bought nothing for themselves.

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Gary Siegel

Gary Siegel

Gary Siegel has been at The Bond Buyer since 1989, currently covering economic indicators and the Federal Reserve system.