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H. 15

U. S. GOVERNMENT SECURITY YIELDS AND PRCalendar week ending March 15, 1969?
Mar.
10

Mar.
11

Mar.
12

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

Note:

*

Wee!/.yy averages
Mar.
This
j Last Year
14 |
week
week ago*

6.049
6.233

Market yield:
3-month bills
6-montl bills
1-year ' ills
Other issue:
due in
9-12 m o m
.
Issues, due.
-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.
13

6.049
6.233

6.215
6.342

5.10
5.32

6.01
6.20
6.27

5.98
6.15
6.19

5.99
6.14
6.15

6.03
6.17
6.17

6.02
6.15
6.17

6. 01
6. 16
6.19

6.11
6.27
6.30

5.25
5.43
5.46

6.32

6.26

6.19

6.21

6.16

6.23

6.28

5. 60

6.39

6.38

6.32

6. 32

6.29

6.34

i 6.37

5.89

6.00

6.05

6.07

6.10

6. 11

6.07

5.95

5.49

65.33

64. 89

64.72

64.46

64. 37

64.75

65.75

70.02

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 March 16, 1963.

1J

Currently includes the 4 per cent bond of February 15, 1970.

2/

Currently
4-3/4 per
4
per
4
per

includes the
cent note of
cent bond of
cent bond of

3/

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

includes the following bonds due or callable in 10 years or more:
cent of 1980
4
per cent of 1988-93
cent of 1980
4 1/8 per cent of 1.989-94
cent of 1985
3
per cent of 1995
cent of 1990
3-1/2 per cent of 1998
cent of 1987-92

4/

Prices derived from average market yields on the basis of an assumed 3 per cent,
20-year bond.

following notes and bonds:
5/15/72
4-1/8 per cent bond of 11/15/73
3/15/72
4-1/8 per cent bond of 2/15/74
8/15/73

GOVERNMENT FINANCE SECTION, FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD

March 17, 1969