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 July 23, 2014
Last Updated: July 23, 2014 1:16 PM
Number of Operations Today: 1

See announcement from April 4, 2014. There were 47 bidders in today's operation.

Deal Date: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Delivery Date: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Maturity Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014
Type of Operation1: Reverse Repo
Auction Method: Fixed-Rate
Settlement: Same Day
Term of Operation2: 1 Day
Operation Close Time: 01:15 PM

Results Amount ($B) Rate (%)
Collateral Type   Submitted Accepted Stop-Out3 Weighted
Average4
High   Low  
Treasury 136.740 136.740 0.05 0.050 0.05 0.05
 

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.