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Federal Open Market Committee; Domestic Policy Directive of June 21-22, 2011

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In accordance with Section 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 Market Committee at its meeting held on June 21-22, 2011.[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 seeks conditions in reserve markets consistent with Federal funds trading in a range from 0 to 1/4 percent. The Committee directs the Desk to complete purchases of $600 billion of longer-term Treasury securities by the end of this month. The Committee also directs the Desk to maintain its existing policy of reinvesting principal payments on all domestic securities in the System Open Market Account in Treasury securities in order to maintain the total face value of domestic securities at approximately $2.6 trillion. The System Open Market Account Manager and the Secretary will keep the Committee informed of ongoing developments regarding the System's balance sheet that could affect the attainment over time of the Committee's objectives of maximum employment and price stability.

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By order of the Federal Open Market Committee, July 13, 2011.

William B. English,

Secretary, Federal Open Market Committee.

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1.  Copies of the Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee at its meeting held on June 21-22, 2011, 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. 2011-18430 Filed 7-20-11; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 6210-01-P