Tentative Outright Treasury Operation Schedule

The Desk's tentative operation schedules associated with outright purchases and sales of Treasury securities as announced by the FOMC.


The Desk plans to purchase approximately $45 billion in Treasury securities over the month of April.


Purchase Operations
Operation Date1
Settlement Date
Operation Type
Maturity Range
Expected Purchase Size
Mon, Apr 01, 2013 Tue, Apr 02, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 05/15/2020 - 02/15/2023 $2.75 - $3.50 billion
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 Wed, Apr 03, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 02/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 Thu, Apr 04, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 01/31/2019 - 03/31/2020 $3.00 - $3.75 billion
Thu, Apr 04, 2013 Fri, Apr 05, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 02/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Mon, Apr 08, 2013 Tue, Apr 09, 2013 Outright TIPS Purchases 04/15/2017 - 02/15/2043 $1.00 - $1.50 billion
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 Wed, Apr 10, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 02/15/2043

$1.25 - $1.75 billion

Thu, Apr, 11, 2013 Fri, Apr 12, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 05/15/2020 - 02/15/2023 $2.75 - $3.50 billion
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 Mon, Apr 15, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 02/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 Tue, Apr 16, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 01/31/2018 - 12/31/2018 $4.75 - $5.75 billion
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 Thu, Apr 18, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 02/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 Fri, Apr 19, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 05/15/2020 - 02/15/2023 $2.75 - $3.50 billion
Fri, Apr 19, 2013 Mon, Apr 22, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 02/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Mon, Apr 22, 2013 Tue, Apr 23, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 01/31/2019 - 03/31/2020 $3.00 - $3.75 billion
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 Wed, Apr 24, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 08/15/2023 - 02/15/2031 $0.75 - $1.00 billion
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 Thu, Apr 25, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 02/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 Mon, Apr 29, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 05/15/2020 - 02/15/2023 $2.75 - $3.50 billion
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 Tue, Apr 30, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 02/15/2036 - 02/15/2043 $1.25 - $1.75 billion
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 Wed, May 01, 2013 Outright Treasury Coupon Purchases 04/30/2017 - 12/31/2017 $4.25 - $5.25 billion

The next release of the tentative outright Treasury operation schedule will be at 2 p.m. on April 30, 2013. At that time the Desk will publish information on transaction prices for securities included in the operations listed above.

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1Operations are tentatively scheduled to begin around 10:15 AM and close at 11:00 AM unless noted otherwise.