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Federal Reserve offers $75 billion in 28-day credit through its Term Auction Facility

The Federal Reserve will offer $75 billion in 28-day credit through its Term Auction Facility. Additional information regarding the auction is listed below; the auction will be conducted as specified in this announcement, Regulation A, and the terms and conditions of the Term Auction Facility.

Description of Offering and Auction Parameters
Offering Amount: $75 billion
Term: 28-day loan
Bid Submission Date: November 16, 2009
Opening Time: 11:00 a.m. EST
Closing Time: 12:30 p.m. EST
Notification Date: November 17, 2009
Settlement Date: November 19, 2009
Maturity Date: December 17, 2009
Minimum Bid Amount (per bid): $5 million
Bid Increment: $100,000
Maximum Bid Amount (per institution): $7.5 billion (10% of Offering Amount)
Minimum Bid Rate: 0.25 percent
Incremental Bid Rate: 0.001 percent
Minimum Award: $10,000
Maximum Award: $7.5 billion (10% of Offering Amount)

Submission of Bids
Participants must submit bids by phone to their local Reserve Bank between the opening time and closing time on the bid submission date.

Notification
Summary auction results will be published on the website of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (www.federalreserve.gov/monetarypolicy/taf.htm) at approximately 10:00 a.m. EST on the notification date. Between 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. EST on the notification date, Reserve Banks will notify individual institutions in their districts that have submitted winning bids of their awards. Participants have until 12:30 p.m. EST on the notification date to inform their local Reserve Bank of any error.

Rounding ConventionPro rata awards will be rounded to multiples of $10,000. Normal rounding convention will be used, except that awards under $10,000 will be rounded to $10,000.

Datum: 16 November 2009
Bron: Press release Federal Reserve

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