Agency Mortgage-Backed Securities Operations

The New York Fed purchases agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS) guaranteed by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, or Ginnie Mae for the System Open Market Account (SOMA) portfolio as directed by the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). Operation results include all outright purchases and sales, dollar rolls and coupon swaps of agency MBS, including small value exercises.

Note: For TBA operations conducted after May 1st 2019, FNCL and FNCI tickers denote 30-year and 15-year Uniform MBS (UMBS) TBA contracts, respectively.

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