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Federal Open Market Committee; Domestic Policy Directive of October 28, 2003

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In accordance with § 271.25 of its rules regarding availability of information (12 CFR part 271), there is set forth below the domestic policy directive issued by the Federal Open Start Printed Page 70507Market Committee at its meeting held on October 28, 2003.[1]

The Federal Open Market Committee seeks monetary and financial conditions that will foster price stability and promote sustainable growth in output. To further its long-run objectives, the Committee in the immediate future seeks conditions in reserve markets consistent with maintaining the federal funds rate at an average of around 1 percent.

By order of the Federal Open Market Committee, December 12, 2003.

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Vincent R. Reinhart,

Secretary, Federal Open Market Committee.

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1. Copies of the Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting on October 28, 2003, which includes the domestic policy directive issued at the meeting, are available upon request to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. The minutes are published in the Federal Reserve Bulletin and in the Board's annual report.

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[FR Doc. E3-00588 Field 12-17-03; 8:45 am]