Circular
Board Announces Adjustments for Calculating Reserve Requirements, Regulation D
October 2, 2007
Circular No. 11902

The Federal Reserve Board has announced the annual indexing of the reserve requirement exemption amount and of the low reserve tranche for 2008. These amounts are used in the calculation of reserve requirements of depository institutions. The Board also announced the annual indexing of the nonexempt deposit cutoff level and the reduced reporting limit that will be used to determine deposit reporting panels effective 2008.

These annual adjustments, known as the low reserve tranche adjustment and the reserve requirement exemption amount adjustment, are based on growth in net transaction accounts and total reservable liabilities, respectively, at all depository institutions between June 30, 2006, and June 30, 2007.

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