IBM 10-Yrs at Record Low Coupon

$1 billion of debt sold at 1.875% coupon, yielding 65 basis points over Treasuries.

International Business Machines Corp. sold $1 billion of 10-year bonds at 1.875 percent, the lowest coupon on record for dollar-denominated debt of that maturity.

The world’s largest computer-services provider obtained a relative yield of 65 basis points more than similar-maturity Treasuries, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The coupon beat the previous 2 percent record held by 3M Co.’s 10-year notes sold on June 21. A basis point is 0.01 percentage point.

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