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 November.



Purchase Operations
Operation Date1
Settlement Date
Operation Type
Maturity Range
Expected Purchase Size
Mon, Dec 02, 2013 Tue, Dec 03, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 11/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 Wed, Dec 04, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 11/15/2024 - 02/15/2031 $0.75 - $1.00 billion
Tue, Dec 03, 20132 Wed, Dec 04, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 09/30/2019 - 11/30/2020 $3.00 - $4.00 billion
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 Thu, Dec 05, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2021 - 11/15/2023 $2.75 - $3.50 billion
Thu, Dec 05, 2013 Fri, Dec 06, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 11/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Fri, Dec 06, 2013 Mon, Dec 09, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 12/31/2017 - 08/31/2018 $4.25 - $5.25 billion
Mon, Dec 09, 2013 Tue, Dec 10, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 11/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Mon, Dec 09, 20132 Tue, Dec 10, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2021 - 11/15/2023 $2.75 - $3.50 billion
Tue, Dec 10, 2013 Wed, Dec 11, 2013 Outright TIPS Purchases 01/15/2018 - 02/15/2043 $1.00 - $1.50 billion
Wed, Dec 11, 2013 Thu, Dec 12, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 11/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 Fri, Dec 13, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 09/30/2019 - 11/30/2020 $3.00 - $4.00 billion
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 Mon, Dec 16, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 11/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Mon, Dec 16, 2013 Tue, Dec 17, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2021 - 11/15/2023 $2.75 - $3.50 billion
Tue, Dec 17, 2013 Wed, Dec 18, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 11/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Thu, Dec 19, 2013 Fri, Dec 20, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 11/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Thu, Dec 19, 20132 Fri, Dec 20, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 09/30/2018 - 08/31/2019 $4.75 - $5.75 billion
Fri, Dec 20, 2013 Mon, Dec 23, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2021 - 11/15/2023 $2.75 - $3.50 billion
Mon, Dec 23, 2013 Tue, Dec 24, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 11/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion

The next release of the tentative outright Treasury operation schedule will be at 3 p.m. on December 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.
2This operation is tentatively scheduled to begin around 1:15 PM and close at 2:00 PM.