The Board of Governors discontinued the H.3 statistical release on September 17, 2020. For more information, please see the announcement posted on August 20, 2020.
Reserve balance requirements series is the portion of the reserve requirements not satisfied by vault cash. The series is calculated as Required reserves (REQRESNSW) less Vault cash used to satisfy required reserves (VAULTW).
Effective February 2, 1984, reserve computation and maintenance periods have been changed from weekly to bi-weekly. Series with data prior to February 2, 1984 have different values reported from one week to the next. After February 2, 1984, the value repeats for 2 consecutive weeks.
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US), Reserve Balances Required; Reserve Balance Requirements (DISCONTINUED) [RESBALREQW], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/RESBALREQW, April 18, 2021.