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RESERVE

FEDERAL
11

statistical

H. 15

release

U. S. GOVERNMENT SECURITY YIELDS AND PRICES
Calendar week ending April 2, 1966
Mar.
28

Mar.
29

Mar.
30

Yields (per cent per annum)
Auction average:
3-month bills
6-month bills
Market yield:
3-month bills
6-month bills
1-year bills
Other issies, due in
9-12 months 1/
Issues, due in 3-5
years 2/
Bonds, due or callable
in 10 years or more 3/
Price
Bonds, due or callable
in 10 years or more 4/

Mar.
31

Apr.
1

Weekly Averages
Year
This
Last
ago*
week
week

4.555 4.576
4. 755 4.776

4.555
4.755

3.921
3.993

4.50
4.71
4.75

4.52
4. 73
4.73

4.53
4.74
4.77

4.52
4.73
4. 76

4.50
4.70
4. 75

4.51
4.72
4.75

4.50
4.70
4. 72

3.92
3.99
4.01

4.93

4.90

4.86

4.87

4.88

4. 89

4.89

4.01

4.94

4.92

4.83

4.85

4.82

4.87

4.88

4.11

4.58

4.58

4.52

4.52

4.51

4.54

4.57

4.14

79.45

79.45

80.13

80.13

80.24

79.88

79.58

84.55

on the basis of closing bid prices.-^"Yields on Treasury bills are computed on
a bank discount basis.
*

As of April 3, 1965.

1/ Currently includes the 3-5/8 per cent note of February 15, 1967 and the
4 per cent note of February 15, 1967.
2/ Currently includes the following note and bonds:
4 per cent bond of 10/1/69
4 per cent bond of 8/15/70
4 per cent bond of 2/15/70
5 per cent note of 11/15/70
3/ Currently includes the following bonds due or callable in 10-years or more:
3-1/4 per cent of 1978-83
4-1/4 per cent of 1987-92
4
per cent of 1980
4
per cent of 1988-93
3-1/2 per cent of 1980
4-1/8 per cent of 1989-94
3-1/4 per cent of 1985
3
per cent of 1995
3-1/2 per cent of 1990
3 - 1 / 2 p e r cent of 1998
4/ Prices derived from average market yields on the basis of an assumed 3 per cent,
20-year bond.

GOVERNMENT FINANCE SECTION, FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD

April 5, 1966