OFR Short-term Funding Monitor - Market Digests
Interest rates measure the cost of funding. They can act as indicators both of short-term costs of capital for financial intermediaries and of stress in funding markets. These charts present interest rates across various short-term funding markets and types of funding.
Yields on long-maturity Treasuries
Yields on long-maturity (one year or more) Treasury securitiesSkip the Chart
Treasuries are one of the safest and most liquid securities available to investors, and provide a benchmark for financing rates across time horizons. Long-maturity Treasuries serve as an important source of collateral for short-term markets. Problems in short-term markets can lead to illiquidity of longer-maturity Treasuries, allowing sudden jumps or decreases in rates. Conversely, rates on longer-maturity Treasuries determine the desirability of holding these assets, and can lead to greater demand for short-term financing by participants so they can hold these longer-maturity securities. The level of rates over different time horizons can reflect expectations of the future path of interest rates.
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