Following yesterday’s auction of $24 billion worth of three-year notes, the Treasury Department sold $23 billion worth of ten-year notes on Wednesday, attracting average demand.
The ten-year note auction drew a high yield of 2.314 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.48.
The Treasury sold $20 billion worth of ten-year notes last month, drawing a high yield of 2.346 percent and a bid-to-cover ratio of 2.54.
The bid-to-cover ratio is a measure of demand that indicates the amount of bids for each dollar worth of securities being sold.
The ten previous ten-year note auctions had an average bid-to-cover ratio of 2.44.
The Treasury is due to finish off this week’s series of long-term securities auctions with the sale of $15 billion worth of thirty-year bonds on Thursday.
The material has been provided by InstaForex Company – www.instaforex.com