Treasury Bills

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SeekingAlpha  Apr 4  Comment 
By Donald van Deventer: Projected one-month bill rates surged upward this week along the full forward curve out to ten years. Forward 1 month T-bill rates are now projected to peak at year-end in 2020 at 4.05%, up from a 3.86% peak projected last...
MarketWatch  Mar 26  Comment 
The Treasury Department sold $13 billion in 2-year floating-rate notes Wednesday at a margin of 0.069% above a 3-month Treasury bill , in its third-ever sale of securities with a variable rate. The margin is the premium that the bonds will pay...
The Economic Times  Mar 3  Comment 
FIIs have increased exposure to Indian short-term debt instruments, seizing an arbitrage chance as treasury-bill yields have increased 30-46 bps.
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 16  Comment 
In the wake of attempts by the Government to push the Telangana Bill, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said it should not rush the proposed legislation amid the “cacophony” in Parliament.
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 14  Comment 
Andhra Pradesh MPs plan sit-in next week
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 13  Comment 
Uproar over Lok Sabha Speaker's move to use her discretionary powers
Forbes  Feb 13  Comment 
BREAKING: US Treasury declares all foreign T-bills void. Yellen to hold a press conference in 15 minutes.
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 12  Comment 
Parliament proceedings continued to be disrupted for the fifth consecutive days on Wednesday over Telangana, even as the Government planned to introduce the Bill in the Lok Sabha in the next two w...




 
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The graph to the left is the discount rate for T-Bills with a 3-month maturity.

Treasury bills are short-term debt securities issued by the U.S. Government. They are issued in lengths of four weeks (30 days), three months (90 days), six months (180 days), and one year (360 days). However, the one year bill is currently no longer issued. Treasury bills are known as a zero coupon, or discount security, since it pays the interest and principal at maturity.

The rates listed on Treasury bills are known as discount rates. However, it is important know two things when purchasing Treasury bills:

  1. The discount rate is annualized
  2. The Treasury assumes that a year has 360 days

Formula

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