Permanent OMOs: Treasury

Purchases or sales of Treasury securities on an outright basis have been used historically to manage the supply of reserves in the banking system in order to maintain conditions in the market for bank reserves consistent with the federal funds target rate set by the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). In recent years, the FOMC has directed the Desk to change the size or the composition of the SOMA's Treasury portfolio in order to place downward pressure on longer-term interest rates and support broader financial conditions.

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Expanded information, including total par amount submitted in each operation and par amount accepted for each included security, is now available on operations from August 25, 2005, to present.
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