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The Fed injects another $72 billion into markets amid slowing demand

The Federal Reserve on Friday auctioned another $US72 billion worth of market repurchase agreements, or repos, in a continued effort to calm money markets and bring interest rates within its intended range. The bank offered $US22.7 billion in repos expiring overnight and $US49 billion in repos expiring in 14 days, […]
The Fed injects another $72 billion into markets amid slowing demand
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The Fed has pumped hundreds of billions into the market through ‘repo’ offerings. Here’s what they are, and why they’re back for the first time since the financial crisis.

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has been offering market repurchase agreements for more than a week now, with several more operations scheduled for throughout the fall. Repos are one of the several policy tools the central bank uses to calm money markets and maintain steady interest rates. Here’s […]
The Fed has pumped hundreds of billions into the market through ‘repo’ offerings. Here’s what they are, and why they’re back for the first time since the financial crisis.
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The Fed pumps another $110 billion into markets as investor demand surges

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday sold $US110 billion in total market repurchase agreements, or repos, in a continued effort to calm money markets and bring interest rates within its intended range. The bank offered $US50 billion in repos expiring overnight and $US60 billion in repos expiring in 14 days. Banks […]
The Fed pumps another $110 billion into markets as investor demand surges