Tentative Outright Treasury Operation Schedule

The Desk's tentative operation schedules associated with outright purchases and sales of Treasury securities as announced by the FOMC.


The Desk plans to purchase approximately $45 billion in Treasury securities over the month of August.



Purchase Operations
Operation Date1
Settlement Date
Operation Type
Maturity Range
Expected Purchase Size
Tue, Sep 03, 2013 Wed, Sep 04, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 09/30/2017 - 05/31/2018 $4.25 - $5.25 billion
Wed, Sep 04, 2013 Thu, Sep 05, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 08/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Thu, Sep 05, 2013 Fri, Sep 06, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 11/15/2020 - 08/15/2023 $2.75 - $3.50 billion
Mon, Sep 09, 2013 Tue, Sep 10, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 08/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Tue, Sep 10, 2013 Wed, Sep 11, 2013 Outright TIPS Purchases 01/15/2018 - 02/15/2043 $1.00 - $1.50 billion
Wed, Sep 11, 2013 Thu, Sep 12, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 08/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Thu, Sep 12, 2013 Fri, Sep 13, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 11/15/2020 - 08/15/2023 $2.75 - $3.50 billion
Fri, Sep 13, 2013 Mon, Sep 16, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 06/30/2019 - 08/31/2020 $3.00 - $4.00 billion
Mon, Sep 16, 2013 Tue, Sep 17, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 11/15/2024 - 02/15/2031 $0.75 - $1.00 billion
Tue, Sep 17, 2013 Wed, Sep 18, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 08/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Thu, Sep 19, 2013 Fri, Sep 20, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 11/15/2020 - 08/15/2023 $2.75 - $3.50 billion
Fri, Sep 20, 2013 Mon, Sep 23, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 08/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Mon, Sep 23, 2013 Tue, Sep 24, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 06/30/2019 - 08/31/2020 $3.00 - $4.00 billion
Tue, Sep 24, 2013 Wed, Sep 25, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 08/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Wed, Sep 25, 2013 Thu, Sep 26, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 11/15/2020 - 08/15/2023 $2.75 - $3.50 billion
Thu, Sep 26, 2013 Fri, Sep 27, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 08/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Fri, Sep 27, 2013 Mon, Sep 30, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 06/30/2018 - 05/31/2019 $4.75 - $5.75 billion
Mon, Sep 30, 2013 Tue, Oct 01, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 08/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion

The next release of the tentative outright Treasury operation schedule will be at 3 p.m. on September 30, 2013. At that time the Desk will publish information on transaction prices for securities included in the operations listed above.

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1Operations are tentatively scheduled to begin around 10:15 AM and close at 11:00 AM unless noted otherwise.