The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works to promote sound and well-functioning financial systems and markets through its provision of industry and payment services, advancement of infrastructure reform in key markets and training and educational support to international institutions.
The Outreach and Education function engages, empowers and educates the Second District communities that the Bank serves, especially civic leaders, students, educators, small business owners, policymakers and the general public. It furthers the Bank's commitment to the region by listening to the communities we serve and leveraging our unique attributes to positively impact school and university programs, as well as analysis and research.
The Bank implements monetary policy primarily by conducting temporary and permanent open market operations. By buying and selling government securities, the Bank affects the aggregate level of balances available in the banking system, and thus impacts the federal funds rate.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York implements monetary policy on behalf of the Federal Reserve System, as mandated by the Federal Open Market Committee. To accomplish this, the Bank conducts temporary and permanent open market operations. Securities purchased through these operations are managed in a portfolio known as the System Open Market Account and are lent on a daily basis through the securities lending program. The Bank also implements foreign exchange policy on behalf of the System and the U.S. Treasury.
Detailed data on open market, securities lending and foreign currency transactions—including, for each transaction, the date, amount, counterparty, price or interest rate paid or received, and the type and value of collateral or assets transferred.