Operating Policy
Statement Regarding the Annual Report on Open Market Operations during 2017
April 10, 2018

Today, the Open Market Trading Desk (the Desk) at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York published its annual report, Open Market Operations during 2017. This report was prepared by the Markets Group and presented to the Federal Open Market Committee. It contains a summary of open market operations conducted by the Desk for the System Open Market Account (SOMA) as well as Federal Reserve balance sheet developments in 2017. The report also presents New York Fed staff projections of SOMA domestic securities holdings and associated net income using survey-based assumptions.

The Open Market Operations during 2017 report, along with underlying data presented in the charts, is located on the New York Fed’s website. Historical reports and projections are also available.

For more information regarding the New York Fed’s Markets Group and Monetary Policy Implementation, please visit the website.