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 October.



Purchase Operations
Operation Date1
Settlement Date
Operation Type
Maturity Range
Expected Purchase Size
Tue, Oct 01, 2013 Wed, Oct 02, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 11/15/2020 - 08/15/2023 $2.75 - $3.50 billion
Wed, Oct 02, 2013 Thu, Oct 03, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 07/31/2019 - 09/30/2020 $3.00 - $4.00 billion
Thu, Oct 03, 2013 Fri, Oct 04, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 08/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Mon, Oct 07, 2013 Tue, Oct 08, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 11/15/2020 - 08/15/2023 $2.75 - $3.50 billion
Tue, Oct 08, 2013 Wed, Oct 09, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 08/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Thu, Oct 10, 2013 Fri, Oct 11, 2013 Outright TIPS Purchases 01/15/2018 - 02/15/2043 $1.00 - $1.50 billion
Fri, Oct 11, 2013 Tue, Oct 15, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 08/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Tue, Oct 15, 2013 Wed, Oct 16, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 07/31/2018 - 06/30/2019 $4.75 - $5.75 billion
Wed, Oct 16, 2013 Thu, Oct 17, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 08/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Thu, Oct 17, 2013 Fri, Oct 18, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 11/15/2020 - 08/15/2023 $2.75 - $3.50 billion
Fri, Oct 18, 2013 Mon, Oct 21, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 08/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Mon, Oct 21, 2013 Tue, Oct 22, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 07/31/2019 - 09/30/2020 $3.00 - $4.00 billion
Tue, Oct 22, 2013 Wed, Oct 23, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 08/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Wed, Oct 23, 2013 Thu, Oct 24, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 11/15/2020 - 08/15/2023 $2.75 - $3.50 billion
Thu, Oct 24, 2013 Fri, Oct 25, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 08/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 Tue, Oct 29, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 10/31/2017 - 06/30/2018 $4.25 - $5.25 billion
Tue, Oct 29, 2013 Wed, Oct 30, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 08/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Thu, Oct 31, 2013 Fri, Nov 01, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 11/15/2024 - 02/15/2031 $0.75 - $1.00 billion

The next release of the tentative outright Treasury operation schedule will be at 3 p.m. on October 31, 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.