Agency MBS Transaction Summary

On September 21, 2011, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) directed the Open Market Trading Desk (the Desk) at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to reinvest principal payments from agency debt and agency MBS in agency MBS in order to help support conditions in mortgage markets and contribute to a stronger economic recovery.

Gross purchases from May 9 through May 15: $17,300 million
Sales (dollar rolls) from May 9 through May 15: $2,200 million
Net purchases from May 9 through May 15: $15,100 million

All amounts reflect current face

Sales summarize all trades executed during the indicated period including sales associated with dollar rolls.

Transactions ($ million)
Settlement Month
30 Year
3.5 May 0 0 1,000 0
15 Year
2 May 100 200 0 0
3 May 900 0 0 0
Total 1,000 200 1,000 0
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