Friday, June 5, 2009

Federal Reserve Balance Sheet Update: Week Of June 3

Total Federal Reserve balance sheet assets for the week of June 3 of $2,065 billion consisting of:
  • Securities held outright: $1,114 billion (an increase of $6.2 billion, resulting from $8.6 billion in new Treasury purchases and a $3 billion decrease in Fed Agency Debt - this is the first agency decrease since the fed started buying this security class)
  • Net borrowings: $498 billion (no change from the updated prior week, and a $57 billion reduction from the week of May 20)
  • Float, liquidity swaps, Maiden Lane and other assets: $453 billion (decrease of $16 billion due to a continued reduction in Central Bank Liquidity Swaps ($8 billion) and $9 billion in CPFF outstandings )
Foreign holdings of USTs and Agencies increased by $7.4 billion to $2,732 billion from $2,724 billion in the prior week.

Another representation of the balance sheet can also be seen here at this St. Louis fed site.

Source: Federal Reserve's H.3 and H.4 reports Sphere: Related Content
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