Federal Reserve News Scan: Federal Reserve today releases data on commercial paper, foreign exchange, and interest rates

Board of Governors

At 1:00pm today, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve (the Board) releases data on commercial paper.  At 4:15pm, the Board releases data on foreign exchange rates and interest rates.

Commercial paper refers to short term, unsecured debt typically maturing between one days to 90 days.  It is often issued at a discount, without paying coupons, and matures at face value. See current rates on commercial paper here.

Selected interest rate data includes data on the effective federal funds rate, commercial paper, bank prime loan, discount window primary credit, and U.S. government securities.  See current rates here.