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.


The Desk plans to purchase approximately $34 billion in Treasury securities over the month of March. This amount is approximately $1 billion less than the stated pace of $35 billion per month, given that purchases conducted in February exceeded the target by approximately $1 billion.



Purchase Operations
Operation Date1
Settlement Date
Operation Type
Maturity Range
Expected Purchase Size
Mon, Mar 3, 2014 Tue, Mar 4, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 05/15/2021 - 02/15/2024 $2.25 - $2.75 billion
Tue, Mar 4, 2014 Wed, Mar 5, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 02/15/2044 $1.00 - $1.25 billion
Wed, Mar 5, 2014 Thu, Mar 6, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 12/31/2019 - 02/28/2021 $2.25 - $2.75 billion
Thu, Mar 6, 2014 Fri, Mar 7, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 02/15/2044 $1.00 - $1.25 billion
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 Tue, Mar 11, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 05/15/2021 - 02/15/2024 $2.25 - $2.75 billion
Tue, Mar 11, 2014 Wed, Mar 12, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 02/15/2044 $1.00 - $1.25 billion
Wed, Mar 12, 2014 Thu, Mar 13, 2014 Outright TIPS Purchases 04/15/2018 - 02/15/2044 $0.75 - $1.00 billion
Thu, Mar 13, 2014 Fri, Mar 14, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 03/31/2018 - 11/30/2018 $3.25 - $4.00 billion
Fri, Mar 14, 2014 Mon, Mar 17, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 02/15/2044 $1.00 - $1.25 billion
Mon, Mar 17, 2014 Tue, Mar 18, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 12/31/2019 - 02/28/2021 $2.25 - $2.75 billion
Tue, Mar 18, 2014 Wed, Mar 19, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 02/15/2044 $1.00 - $1.25 billion
Thu, Mar 20, 2014 Fri, Mar 21, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 05/15/2021 - 02/15/2024 $2.25 - $2.75 billion
Fri, Mar 21, 2014 Mon, Mar 24, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 02/15/2044 $1.00 - $1.25 billion
Mon, Mar 24, 2014 Tue, Mar 25, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 11/15/2024 - 02/15/2031 $0.50 - $0.75 billion
Tue, Mar 25, 2014 Wed, Mar 26, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 02/15/2044 $1.00 - $1.25 billion
Wed, Mar 26, 2014 Thu, Mar 27, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 05/15/2021 - 02/15/2024 $2.25 - $2.75 billion
Thu, Mar 27, 2014 Fri, Mar 28, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 12/31/2018 - 11/30/2019 $3.75 - $4.50 billion
Fri, Mar 28, 2014 Mon, Mar 31, 2014 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 02/15/2044 $1.00 - $1.25 billion

The next release of the tentative outright Treasury operation schedule will be at 3 p.m. on March 31, 2014. At that time the Desk will 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.