6 Month Treasury Rate is at 5.44%, compared to 5.43% the previous market day and 5.14% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 2.84%.

The 6 Month Treasury Bill Rate is the yield received for investing in a US government issued treasury security that has a maturity of 6 months. The 6 month treasury yield is included on the shorter end of the yield curve. The 6 month treasury yield reached nearly 16% in 1981, as the Fed was raising its benchmark rates in an effort to curb inflation.

## FAQs

Basic Info

6 Month Treasury Rate is at 5.39%, compared to 5.39% the previous market day and 5.06% last year.

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What are daily treasury yield curve rates? ›
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"The Daily Treasury Par Yield Curve Rates" are specific rates read from the daily Treasury par yield curve at the specific "constant maturity" indicated. Thus, a yield curve rate is the single yield at a specific point on the yield curve.

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How do you calculate the yield on a 6 month Treasury bill? ›
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To calculate yield, subtract the bill's purchase price from its face value and then divide the result by the bill's purchase price. Finally, multiply your answer by 100 to convert it to a percentage.

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How do you interpret a Treasury yield curve? ›
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A positive, upward-sloping yield curve occurs when yields of shorter maturities are lower than yields of longer maturities. Conversely, an inverted, downward-sloping yield curve forms when yields of shorter maturities are higher than longer maturities.

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How often do 6 month Treasury bonds pay interest? ›
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Bonds are long-term securities that mature in 20 or 30 years. Notes are relatively short or medium-term securities that mature in 2, 3, 5, 7, or 10 years. Both bonds and notes pay interest every six months.

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How safe are 6 month Treasury bills? ›
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While interest rates and inflation can affect Treasury bill rates, they're generally considered a lower-risk (but lower-reward) investment than other debt securities. Treasury bills are backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government. If held to maturity, T-bills are considered virtually risk-free.

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How much does a $1000 T bill cost? ›
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To calculate the price, take 180 days and multiply by 1.5 to get 270. Then, divide by 360 to get 0.75, and subtract 100 minus 0.75. The answer is 99.25. Because you're buying a $1,000 Treasury bill instead of one for $100, multiply 99.25 by 10 to get the final price of $992.50.

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What are Treasury yields paying now? ›
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Treasury Yield Curve

1 Month Treasury Rate | 5.47% |
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1 Year Treasury Rate | 5.25% |

10 Year Treasury Rate | 4.69% |

10 Year-3 Month Treasury Yield Spread | -0.77% |

10-2 Year Treasury Yield Spread | -0.35% |

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How do you trade a Treasury yield curve? ›
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If you believed that the Fed would continue to taper its QE program while holding short-term rates near- zero, the yield curve might continue to steepen. Thus, you might wish to “buy the curve” by buying short-term and selling long-term Treasury futures – a yield curve “steepener.”

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How much can I make on a 6 month treasury bill? ›
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Basic Info. 6 Month Treasury Bill Rate is at 5.17%, compared to 5.18% the previous market day and 4.86% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 4.49%. The 6 Month Treasury Bill Rate is the yield received for investing in a US government issued treasury bill that has a maturity of 6 months.

You can only buy T-bills in electronic form, either from a brokerage firm or directly from the government at TreasuryDirect.gov. (You can also buy Series I savings bonds through TreasuryDirect.gov). The most common maturity dates are four weeks, eight weeks, 13 weeks, 26 weeks and 52 weeks.

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What are T-bills paying now? ›
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Treasury securities

| This Week | Month Ago |
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Ten-Year Treasury Constant Maturity | 4.61 | 4.36 |

182-day T-bill auction avg disc rate | 5.165 | 5.125 |

One-Year MTA | 5.114 | 5.114 |

Two-Year Treasury Constant Maturity | 4.86 | 4.7 |

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What is the current 4 week T bill rate? ›
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Basic Info. 4 Week Treasury Bill Rate is at 5.28%, compared to 5.28% the previous market day and 4.23% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 1.41%.