Treasury Bills

Mondo Visione  Oct 11  Comment 
Tradeweb Markets, the leading global marketplace for electronic fixed income, derivatives and ETF trading, and FTSE Russell, the global index provider, today welcomed the decision by the UK Treasury naming Tradeweb and FTSE Russell as the joint...
The Economic Times  Sep 29  Comment 
As much as Rs 1.88 lakh cr would be raised through treasury bills, the government may revise securities buyback upwards of budget target of Rs 75,000 cr.
Reuters  Aug 22  Comment 
* Says it will issue between 2.5 billion euros and 3.5 billion euros ($2.83 billion-$3.96 billion) in 3- and 9-month Treasury bills on Tuesday Source text for Eikon: ($1 = 0.8846 euros) ...
Reuters  Jul 28  Comment 
India will allow individuals to bid in the government's treasury bill auctions to encourage wider participation, the Reserve Bank of India said on Thursday.
The Economic Times  Jun 26  Comment 
Also, surplus of Sebi will continue to be invested in treasury bills and government securities subject to good returns as compared with fixed deposits.
Motley Fool  May 13  Comment 
A Treasury bill doesn't pay interest, so calculating its return is a bit different than with most other investments.
Reuters  Apr 6  Comment 
The Reserve Bank of India sold treasury bills at their lowest yields in more than five years at a weekly auction on Wednesday after its pledge to infuse cash into the banking system sparked a rally in short-term rates.
Mondo Visione  Mar 25  Comment 
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced the filing of a civil enforcement action in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, charging Defendants Tracy Lee Thomas (aka Treyton L. Thomas,...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 15  Comment 
Public finance experts caution against parking borrowed money in Treasury Bills


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




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