Tentative Outright Treasury Operation Schedule

The Desk's tentative operation schedules associated with outright purchases and sales of Treasury securities as announced by the FOMC.

Across all operations in the schedule listed below, the Desk plans to purchase approximately $44 billion and sell approximately $43 billion in Treasury securities over the month of April.



purchase operations
Operation Date1 Settlement Date Operation Type Maturity
Range
Expected Purchase Size
April 2, 2012 April 3, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

05/15/2020 – 02/15/2022

$4.25 - $5.00 billion

April 3, 2012 April 4, 2012

Outright TIPS Purchases

07/15/2018 – 02/15/2042

$1.00 - $1.50 billion

April 4, 2012 April 5, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 02/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

April 4, 20122 April 5, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

04/30/2018 – 02/15/2020

$4.25 - $5.00 billion

April 10, 2012 April 11, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 02/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

April 10, 20122 April 11, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

04/30/2018 – 02/15/2020

$4.25 - $5.00 billion

April 12, 2012 April 13, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

05/15/2020 – 02/15/2022

$4.25 - $5.00 billion

April 13, 2012 April 16, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 02/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

April 17, 2012 April 18, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 02/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

April 18, 20122 April 19, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

05/15/2020 – 02/15/2022

$4.25 - $5.00 billion

April 19, 2012 April 20, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

08/15/2022 – 02/15/2031

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

April 23, 2012 April 24, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 02/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

April 24, 2012 April 25, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

04/30/2018 – 02/15/2020

$4.25 - $5.00 billion

April 26, 2012 April 27, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 02/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion

April 30, 2012 May 1, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases

02/15/2036 – 02/15/2042

$1.50 - $2.00 billion



sale operations
Operation Date1 Settlement Date Operation Type Maturity
Range
Expected Sale Size

April 9, 2012

April 10, 2012

Outright TIPS Sales

07/15/2012 – 01/15/2015

$1.00 - $1.50 billion

April 11, 2012

April 12, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

07/15/2012 – 01/31/2013

$8.00 - $8.75 billion

April 16, 2012

April 17, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

02/15/2013 – 06/30/2013

$8.00 - $8.75 billion

April 18, 2012

April 19, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

07/15/2013 – 01/31/2014

$8.00 - $8.75 billion

April 20, 2012

April 23, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

02/15/2014 – 05/31/2014

$8.00 - $8.75 billion

April 27, 2012

April 30, 2012

Outright Treasury Coupon Sales

06/15/2014 – 04/15/2015

$8.00 - $8.75 billion


The next release of the approximate purchase and sale amounts and tentative outright Treasury operation schedule will be at 2 p.m. on April 30, 2012. At that time, the Desk will also publish information on transaction prices for securities included in the operations listed above.

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1Operations are tentatively scheduled to begin around 10:15 AM and close at 11:00 AM unless noted otherwise.
2This operation is tentatively scheduled to begin around 1:15 PM and close at 2:00 PM.