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Assets: Securities Held Outright: Mortgage-Backed Securities: Week Average (WMBSEC)

Observation:

2024-02-28: 2,409,512 (+ more)   Updated: 3:35 PM CST
2024-02-28:  2,409,512  
2024-02-21:  2,416,323  
2024-02-14:  2,417,177  
2024-02-07:  2,417,156  
2024-01-31:  2,417,156  
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Units:

Millions of U.S. Dollars,
Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:

Weekly,
Ending Wednesday

NOTES

Source: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US)  

Release: H.4.1 Factors Affecting Reserve Balances  

Units:  Millions of U.S. Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Weekly, Ending Wednesday

Notes:

On November 25, 2008, the Federal Reserve announced a program to purchase mortgage-backed securities guaranteed by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Ginnie Mae. The goal of the program is to provide support to mortgage and housing markets and to foster improved conditions in financial markets. Purchases of these securities began on January 5, 2009.
Additional information on System transactions in mortgage-backed securities is available at www.newyorkfed.org/markets/mbs/.

Suggested Citation:

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US), Assets: Securities Held Outright: Mortgage-Backed Securities: Week Average [WMBSEC], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/WMBSEC, February 29, 2024.

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