Press Release
U.S. Monetary Authorities Did Not Intervene in FX Markets During the Second Quarter
August 8, 2013

NEW YORK—The U.S. monetary authorities did not intervene in the foreign exchange markets during the April—June quarter, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said today in its quarterly report to the U.S. Congress.

During the three months that ended June 30, 2013, the dollar appreciated 5.2 percent against the Japanese yen and depreciated 1.5 percent against the euro. In this period, the dollar’s nominal trade-weighted exchange value increased 1.7 percent, as measured by the Federal Reserve Board’s major currencies index.

The report was presented by Simon Potter, executive vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Federal Open Market Committee’s manager for the System Open Market Account, on behalf of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve System.

Contact:
Eric Pajonk
(212) 720-1735
(646) 720-1735
eric.pajonk@ny.frb.org

 

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