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H. 15

U. S. GOVERNMENT SECURITY YIELDS AMD PRICES
Calendar week ending May 10, 1969

i

May
9

averages
Wee'iJ
Th fs
Last j Year
week.
week
a so*

1
5.978
6. 063

Market yield;
5. 94
3-month bills
6. 05
6-month bills
6. 03
1-year bills
Other issues, due in
6.00
9-12 months 1/
Issues, due in 3-5
years 2/
6. 17
Bonds, due or callable
in 10 years or more 3 ' 5 . 6 9

Note:

May
8

i

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

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

May
7

May
6

May
5

68.11

5.978
6. 063

6.053
6. 043

5. 507
5. 697

5.98
6. 07
6. 06

6. 01
6. 09
6. 05

5. 96
6.04
6.03

5. 96
6.09
6.07

5- 97
6. 07
6. 05

5 93
6. 03
5. 96

•5. 52
5.72
5. 73

6. 03

6. 04

6. 06

6. 18

6.06

5. 99

5. 85

6. 19

6.21

6. 21

6. 25

6. 21

6. 17

5. 88

5. 70

5. 70

5. 69

5. 73

5. 70

5. 77

5. 32

68.02

68.02

68.11

67. 75

68.00

67.35

71. 63

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 May 11, 1968.

1/ Currently

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

V

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
cent of
cent of
cent of
cent of
cent of

J

following notes and bonds:
5/15/72
4-1/8 per cent bond of 1.1/15/73
8/15/72
4-1/8 per c.ent bond of 2/15/74
8/15/73

the following bonds due or callable in
1980
4
per cent
1980
4-1/8 per cent
1985
3
per cent
1990
3-1/2 per cent
1987-92

Prices derived from average mar.
20 year bond.

10
of
of
of
of

years or more:
1988-93
1989-94
1995
1998

yields on the basis of an assumed 3 per cent,

GOVERNMENT FINANCE SECTION, FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD

May 12, 1969