Treasury Securities Operational Details

The New York Fed purchases Treasury securities as directed by the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). These purchases are conducted in the secondary market for Treasury securities.
Planned Purchase Amounts and Schedules

The Desk's planned purchase amounts and schedules are shown below. Effective September 16, 2020, purchase plans are based on the FOMC directive to increase the System Open Market Account (SOMA) holdings of Treasury securities.  Details are outlined in a recent operating policy statement and FAQs.

Operation Announcements and Results

Announcements with details on the day's operation will be posted to the Treasury Securities Operations page at the start of each operation; results will be posted there after the close of each operation. In addition, the Desk will publish historical operation results, including information on transaction prices in individual operations, at mid-month for the prior monthly purchase period. Those results will include small value exercises when conducted.

Period Planned Purchase Amount Tentative Schedule Results Next Schedule Release
9/29/20 -
10/14/20
The Desk plans to purchase approximately $80 billion over the monthly period from 9/15/20 to 10/14/20. The Desk's current schedule covers purchases from 9/29/20 to 10/14/20. Schedule To be released 10/14/2020,
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9/15/2020 -
9/28/2020
The Desk plans to purchase approximately $80 billion over the monthly period from 9/15/20 to 10/14/20. The Desk's current schedule covers purchases from 9/15/20 to 9/28/20. Schedule To be released  
8/28/2020 -
9/14/2020
The Desk plans to purchase approximately $80 billion over the monthly period from 8/14/20 to 9/14/20. The Desk's current schedule covers purchases from 8/28/20 to 9/14/20. Schedule Results  
8/14/2020 -
8/27/2020
The Desk plans to purchase approximately $80 billion over the monthly period from 8/14/20 to 9/14/20. The Desk's current schedule covers purchases from 8/14/20 to 8/27/20. Schedule Results  
7/28/2020 -
8/13/2020
The Desk plans to purchase approximately $80 billion over the monthly period from 7/14/20 to 8/13/20. The Desk's current schedule covers purchases from 7/28/20 to 8/13/20. Schedule Results  
7/14/2020 -
7/27/2020
The Desk plans to purchase approximately $80 billion over the monthly period from 7/14/20 to 8/13/20. The Desk's current schedule covers purchases from 7/14/20 to 7/27/20. Schedule Results  
6/26/2020 -
7/13/2020
The Desk plans to purchase approximately $80 billion over the monthly period from 6/12/20 to 7/13/20. The Desk's current schedule covers purchases from 6/26/20 to 7/13/20. Schedule Results  
6/12/2020 -
6/25/2020
The Desk plans to purchase approximately $80 billion over the monthly period from 6/12/20 to 7/13/20. The Desk's current schedule covers purchases from 6/12/20 to 6/25/20. Schedule Results  
6/8/2020 - 6/11/2020 The Desk plans to purchase approximately $20 billion ($4 billion per day on average) in Treasury purchases. Schedule Results  
6/1/2020 - 6/5/2020 The Desk plans to purchase approximately $22.5 billion ($4.5 billion per day on average) in Treasury purchases. Schedule Results  
5/26/2020 - 5/29/2020 The Desk plans to purchase approximately $20.0 billion ($5.0 billion per day on average) in Treasury purchases. Schedule Results  
5/18/2020 - 5/22/2020 The Desk plans to purchase approximately $30.0 billion ($6.0 billion per day on average) in Treasury purchases. Schedule Results  
5/11/2020 - 5/15/2020 The Desk plans to purchase approximately $35.0 billion ($7.0 billion per day on average) in Treasury purchases. Schedule Results  
5/4/2020 - 5/8/2020 The Desk plans to purchase approximately $40.0 billion ($8.0 billion per day on average) in Treasury purchases. Schedule Results  
4/27/2020 - 5/1/2020 The Desk plans to purchase approximately $50.0 billion ($10.0 billion per day on average) in Treasury purchases. Schedule Results  
4/20/2020 - 4/24/2020 The Desk plans to purchase approximately $75.0 billion ($15.0 billion per day on average) in Treasury purchases. Schedule Results  
4/13/2020 - 4/17/2020 The Desk plans to purchase approximately $150.0 billion ($30.0 billion per day on average) in Treasury purchases. Schedule Results  
4/6/2020 - 4/9/2020 The Desk plans to purchase approximately $200.0 billion ($50.0 billion per day on average) in Treasury purchases. Schedule Results  
4/2/2020 - 4/3/2020 The Desk plans to purchase approximately $120.0 billion ($60.0 billion per day) in Treasury purchases. Schedule Results  
4/01/2020 The Desk plans to purchase approximately $75.0 billion in Treasury purchases. Schedule Results  
3/30/2020 - 3/31/2020 The Desk plans to purchase approximately $150.0 billion ($75.0 billion per day) in Treasury purchases. Schedule Results  
3/24/2020 - 3/27/2020 The Desk plans to purchase approximately $300.0 billion ($75.0 billion per day) in Treasury purchases. Schedule Results  
3/23/2020 The Desk plans to purchase approximately $75.0 billion in Treasury purchases. Schedule Results  
3/20/2020 The Desk plans to purchase approximately $75.0 billion in Treasury purchases. Schedule Results  
3/19/2020 The Desk plans to purchase approximately $75.0 billion in Treasury purchases. Schedule Results  
3/18/2020 The Desk plans to purchase approximately $45.0 billion in Treasury purchases. Schedule Results  
3/17/2020 The Desk plans to purchase approximately $40.0 billion in Treasury purchases. Schedule Results  
3/16/2020 The Desk plans to purchase approximately $40.0 billion in Treasury purchases. Schedule Results  
3/13/2020 -
4/13/2020
The Desk plans to purchase approximately $20.0 billion in reinvestment purchases and $60.0 billion in reserve management purchases over the noted monthly period. Schedule Results  
2/14/2020 -
3/12/2020
The Desk plans to purchase approximately $20.0 billion in reinvestment purchases and an additional approximately $60.0 billion in reserve management purchases of bills over the noted monthly period. Schedule Results  
1/15/2020 -
2/13/2020
The Desk plans to purchase approximately $20.0 billion in reinvestment purchases and an additional approximately $60.0 billion in reserve management purchases of bills over the noted monthly period. Schedule Results  
12/13/2019 -
1/14/2020
The Desk plans to purchase approximately $20.0 billion in reinvestment purchases and an additional approximately $60.0 billion in reserve management purchases of bills over the noted monthly period. Schedule Results  
11/15/2019 -
12/12/2019
The Desk plans to purchase approximately $20.0 billion in reinvestment purchases and an additional approximately $60.0 billion in reserve management purchases of bills over the noted monthly period. Schedule Results  
10/15/2019 -
11/14/2019
The Desk plans to purchase approximately $20.0 billion in reinvestment purchases and an additional approximately $60.0 billion in reserve management purchases of bills over the noted monthly period. Schedule Results  
9/16/2019 -
10/11/2019
The Desk plans to purchase approximately $20.0 billion in Treasury securities over the noted monthly period. Schedule Results
8/14/2019 -
9/13/2019
The Desk plans to purchase approximately $20.0 billion in Treasury securities over the noted monthly period. Schedule Results
*The Desk will not purchase securities with 4 weeks or less to maturity.