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Release for week ended: November 29, 2017
Source: Federal Reserve H.4.1
Amounts in millions of U.S. dollars
*Calculation by Market News International
                                           Daily average:
Reserve Bank credit, related items           Wk ended   Chg from  Wednesday
and reserve balances                           Nov 29     Nov 22      Nov 29
Reserve Bank credit:                         4,405,898     -4,096  4,397,722
 Securities held outright                    4,235,014     -4,476  4,228,444
  US Treasury (1)                            2,456,900        155  2,456,959
   Bills (2)                                         0          0          0
   Notes and bonds, nominal (2)              2,327,698          0  2,327,698
   Notes and bonds, infl-index (2)             109,537          0    109,537
   Inflation compensation (3)                   19,666        156     19,724
  Federal agency (2)                             4,391       -338      4,391
 Mortgage-based securities                   1,773,723     -4,293  1,767,095
 Unamortized premiums on outright sec          160,463       -421    160,163
 Unamortized discounts on outright sec         -14,236         29    -14,225
 Repurchase agreements (4)                           0         -9          0
 Other loans to institutions                        50        -17         67
  Primary credit                                     6        -11         24
  Secondary credit                                   0          0          0
  Seasonal credit                                   44         -6         43
  Other credit extensions                            0          0          0
 Net portfolio holdings of Maiden Lane (5)       1,710          0      1,709
 Float                                            -447       -125      -1446
Central Bank liquidity swaps (13)                   35          0         35
 Other Federal Reserve assets                   23,309        923     22,975
 Foreign currency denominated assets            21,356        182     21,296
Gold stock                                      11,041          0     11,041
S.D.R. certificate account                       5,200          0      5,200
Treasury currency outstanding (6)               49,287         14     49,287
Total factors supplying
 reserve funds                               4,492,782     -3,900  4,484,546
Currency in circulation (6)                  1,599,215      4,670  1,599,963
Reverse repo agreements (7)                    278,286     11,865    294,644
 Foreign official, intl accounts               231,096      2,725    227,625
 Others                                         47,190      9,139     67,019
Treasury cash holdings                             203         -2        202
Deposits with Fed other than reserves          271,785     25,233    271,340
 Term Deposits Held By Institutions                  0          0          0
 U.S. Treasury, general account                172,282      8,703    178,685
 Foreign official                                5,166          0      5,167
 Other                                          94,336     16,530     87,488
Other liabilities and capital (8)               48,398       -655     47,226
Total factors, other than reserve
 balances, absorbing reserve funds           2,197,886     41,111  2,213,375
Reserve balances with
  Federal Reserve banks (7)                  2,294,895     -45012  2,271,171
                                      Daily average:
                                        Wk ended   Chg from  Wednesday   Chg from
                                           Nov 29     Nov 22     Nov 29     Nov 22
Mktable securities held in custody
 for foreign offl and intl accounts     3,387,303     15,033  3,387,254      2,888
   Total includes:
                        U.S. Treasury   3,047,684      4,880  3,045,662     -3,852
                       Federal Agency     263,788       1794    263,784        439
                Other Securities (14)      75,831       8359     77,807      6,300
           Securities Lent To Dealers      21,163        207     17,827     -3,979
               Overnight Facility (9)      21,163        207     17,827     -3,979
             U.S. Treasury Seucrities      21,163        207     17,827     -3,979
               Agency Debt Securities           0          0          0          0
                                            Wednesday   Chg from  Wednesday
                                                Nov 29     Nov 22     Nov 22
Mortgage-backed Securities Held Outright     1,767,095    -11,588  1,778,683
 Commitments to buy MBS                         20,542      3,406     17,136
 Commitments to sell MBS                           168        168          0
Maiden Lane Net Portfolio Holdings               1,709         -1      1,710
Notes:
(1) Including securities lent to dealers under the overnight
and term securities lending facilities.
(2) Face value of the securities.
(3) Compensation that adjusts for effects of inflation on the original face
value of inflation-indexed securities.
(4) Cash value of agreements collateralized by U.S. government and federal
agency securities.
(5) Fair value.
(6) Estimated.
(7) Cash value of agreements collateralized by U.S. Treasury securities.
(8) Includes the liability for earnings remittances due to the U.S. Treasury.
(9)Fully collateralized by other U.S. Treasury Securities
(10)Fully collateralized by other U.S. Treasury Securities, federal agency securities
and highly rated non-agency MBS.
(11)Includes credit extended through the PDCF and credit extended to
certain other broker-dealers.
(12)Reflects extensions of credit to banks to finance purchases of high-quality
asset-backed commercial paper from money market mutual funds.
(13)Pending the closing of the recapitalization plan announced by AIG on
September 30, 2010, the case proceeds from the dispostion of certain AIG
assets will be held by the FRBNY as agent.
(14)Includes nonmarketable US Treasury securities, supranationals
corporate bonds, asset-backed securities, and commercial paper
     ** MNI Washington Bureau: (202) 371-2121 **
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