Temporary Open Market Operations

To implement monetary policy, short-term repurchase and reverse repurchase agreements are used to temporarily affect the size of the Federal Reserve System's portfolio and influence day-to-day trading in the federal funds market.

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Temporary Open Market Operations for October 31, 2014
Last Updated: October 31, 2014 1:20 PM
Number of Operations Today: 1

See announcement from October 29, 2014. There were 72 bids submitted and 72 bids accepted in today's operation.

Deal Date: Friday, October 31, 2014
Delivery Date: Friday, October 31, 2014
Maturity Date: Monday, November 03, 2014
Type of Operation1: Reverse Repo
Auction Method: Fixed-Rate
Settlement: Same Day
Term of Operation2: 3 Days
Operation Close Time: 01:15 PM

Results Amount ($B) Rate (%)
Collateral Type   Submitted Accepted   Award5  High   Low  
Treasury 186.282 186.282 0.05 N/A N/A

1 Repo = Repurchase Agreement. Reverse RP = Reverse Repurchase Agreement. MSP = Matched Sale Purchase (replaced by Reverse RPs in December 2002).

2 Calendar day count (as opposed to business day count) between Delivery and Maturity dates. Repurchase Agreements may be anywhere from overnight to 65 business days.

3 For Repo, Stop Out Rate is the lowest rate accepted. For Reverse Repo, the Stop Out Rate is the highest rate accepted.

4 Weighted Average refers to the weighted average rate of the accepted propositions.

5 Award rate is rate given to all awarded propositions for the collateral type.