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FEDERAL
statistical
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release

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H. 15

U. S. GOVERNMENT SECURITY YIELDS AND PRICES
Calendar week ending January 29 , 1966

Jan.
24

Jan.
25

Jan.
26

Yields (per cent per annum)
Auction average:
3-month bills
6-month bills

Price
Bonds, due or callable
in 10 years or more 4/

*

Jan.
27

Jan.
28

4.596
4.699

Market yield:
3-month bills
6-month bills
1-yesr bills
Other issues, due in
9-12 months 1/
Issues, due in 3-5
years 2/
Bonds, due or callable
in 10 years or more ^ '

Note:

RESERVE

Weekly averages
Last
Year
This
ago*
week
week

4.596
4.699

4.6B
4.773

3.848
3.946

4.57
4.69
4.68

4.57
4.69
4.67

4.60
4.68
4.68

4.56
4.65
4.66

4.57
4.67
4.67

4.57
4.68
4.67

4.61
4.73
4.70

3.85
3.94
3.91

4.84

4.83

4.84

4.82

4.83

4.83

4.83

3.87

4.88

4.90

4.91

4.93

4,96

4.92

4.86

4.05

4.42

4.43

4.44

4.45

4.46

4.44

4.42

4.13

81.28

81.16

a.05

83.93

83.81

a.05

a . 32

84.67

Yields are averages of those computed by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
on the basis of closing bid prices. Yields on Treasury bills are computed
on a bank discount basis.

As of January 30, 1965.

1/ Currently includes the 3-3/8 per cent bond of November 15, 1966, the 4 per cent
note of November 15, 1966, and the 4-3/4 per cent Certificate of November 15,
1966.
If

Currently includes the following bonds;
4 per cent bond of 2/15/69
4 per cent bond of 10/1/69

3/ Currently
3-1/4 per
4
per
3-1/2 per
3-1/4 per
3-1/2 per

4 per cent bond of 2/15/70
4 per cent bond cof 8/15/70

includes the following bondss due or callable in 10-years or more:
cent of 1978-83
4-1/4 per cent of 1987-92
cent of 1980
4
per cent of 1988-93
cent of 1980
4-1/8 per cent of 1989-94
cent of 1985
3
per cent of 1995
cent of 1990
3-1/2 per 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

February 2, 1966