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U.S. 6-Month Bill Auction


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Aug 14, 2017
The figures displayed in the calendar represent the rate on the Treasury Bill auctioned.

U.S. Treasury Bills have maturities of a few days to one year. Governments issue treasuries to borrow money to cover the gap between the amount they receive in taxes and the amount they spend to refinance existing debt and/or to raise capital. The rate on a Treasury Bill represents the return an investor will receive by holding the bill for its entire duration. All bidders receive the same rate at the highest accepted bid.

Yield fluctuations should be monitored closely as an indicator of the government debt situation. Investors compare the average rate at auction to the rate at previous auctions of the same security.
Currency: USD
Source: US Department of Treasury
U.S. 6-Month Bill Auction
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Aug 21, 2017 11:30     1.115%
Aug 14, 2017 11:30 1.115%   1.140%
Aug 07, 2017 11:30 1.140%   1.130%
Jul 31, 2017 11:30 1.130%   1.130%
Jul 24, 2017 11:30 1.130%   1.105%
Jul 17, 2017 11:30 1.105%   1.125%



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Manas Goldenmice Jul 21, 2014 10:18AM GMT
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