Federal Open Market Committee; Domestic Policy Directive of January 27-28, 2015, 18234-18235 [2015-07708]

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[FR Doc. 2015–07748 Filed 4–1–15; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 6735–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Federal Open Market Committee; Domestic Policy Directive of January 27–28, 2015 In accordance with Section 271.3 of its rules regarding availability of information (12 CFR part 271), there is set forth below the domestic policy directive issued by the Federal Open Market Committee at its meeting held on January 27–28, 2015.1 Consistent with its statutory mandate, the Federal Open Market Committee seeks monetary and financial conditions that will foster maximum employment and price stability. In particular, the Committee seeks conditions in reserve markets consistent with federal funds 1 Copies of the Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee at its meeting held on January 27–28, 2015, which includes the domestic policy directive issued at the meeting, are available upon request to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. The minutes are published in the Federal Reserve Bulletin and in the Board’s Annual Report. E:\FR\FM\03APN1.SGM 03APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 64 / Friday, April 3, 2015 / Notices trading in a range from 0 to 1⁄4 percent. The Committee directs the Desk to undertake open market operations as necessary to maintain such conditions. The Committee directs the Desk to maintain its policy of rolling over maturing Treasury securities into new issues and its policy of reinvesting principal payments on all agency debt and agency mortgage-backed securities in agency mortgage-backed securities. The Committee also directs the Desk to engage in dollar roll and coupon swap transactions as necessary to facilitate settlement of the Federal Reserve’s agency mortgage-backed securities transactions. The System Open Market Account manager and the secretary will keep the Committee informed of ongoing developments regarding the System’s balance sheet that could affect the attainment over time of the Committee’s objectives of maximum employment and price stability. By order of the Federal Open Market Committee, March 24, 2015. Thomas Laubach, Secretary, Federal Open Market Committee. [FR Doc. 2015–07708 Filed 4–2–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.) 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 64 (Friday, April 3, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18234-18235]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-07708]


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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Federal Open Market Committee; Domestic Policy Directive of 
January 27-28, 2015

    In accordance with Section 271.3 of its rules regarding 
availability of information (12 CFR part 271), there is set forth below 
the domestic policy directive issued by the Federal Open Market 
Committee at its meeting held on January 27-28, 2015.\1\
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    \1\ Copies of the Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee 
at its meeting held on January 27-28, 2015, which includes the 
domestic policy directive issued at the meeting, are available upon 
request to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 
Washington, DC 20551. The minutes are published in the Federal 
Reserve Bulletin and in the Board's Annual Report.
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    Consistent with its statutory mandate, the Federal Open Market 
Committee seeks monetary and financial conditions that will foster 
maximum employment and price stability. In particular, the Committee 
seeks conditions in reserve markets consistent with federal funds

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trading in a range from 0 to \1/4\ percent. The Committee directs the 
Desk to undertake open market operations as necessary to maintain such 
conditions. The Committee directs the Desk to maintain its policy of 
rolling over maturing Treasury securities into new issues and its 
policy of reinvesting principal payments on all agency debt and agency 
mortgage-backed securities in agency mortgage-backed securities. The 
Committee also directs the Desk to engage in dollar roll and coupon 
swap transactions as necessary to facilitate settlement of the Federal 
Reserve's agency mortgage-backed securities transactions. The System 
Open Market Account manager and the secretary will keep the Committee 
informed of ongoing developments regarding the System's balance sheet 
that could affect the attainment over time of the Committee's 
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objectives of maximum employment and price stability.

    By order of the Federal Open Market Committee, March 24, 2015.
Thomas Laubach,
Secretary, Federal Open Market Committee.
[FR Doc. 2015-07708 Filed 4-2-15; 8:45 am]
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