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MNI POLICY: Fed Assets Up $6B to $7.0T; Main....>

FED: MNI POLICY: Fed Assets Up $6B to $7.0T; Main Street Aid Flat
- The Fed's balance sheet remained on an even keel over the last week, data
released Thursday showed, as "Main Street" lending stalled. The Fed's portfolio
grew USD6 billion to USD6.96 trillion. Growth in Treasuries and MBS were mostly
offset as liquidity swaps kept rolling off. Holdings of Treasuries increased by
USD13 billion and holdings of mortgage-backed securities grew by USD22 billion.
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