U.S. commercial paper supply grows in latest week - Fed
NEW YORK Dec 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. seasonally adjusted commercial paper market expanded for an eighth consecutive week, suggesting there is demand for short-term credit for companies to fund their operations and banks to make loans, Federal Reserve data showed on Thursday.
U.S. seasonally adjusted commercial paper outstanding rose $8.9 billion to $1.058 trillion in the week ended Dec. 19, according to the latest Fed data.
Non-seasonally adjusted commercial paper outstanding, which some analysts consider a more reliable reading, rose by $6.1 billion to $956.8 billion.
U.S. non-seasonally adjusted foreign bank commercial paper outstanding rose by $6.4 billion to $196.3 billion.