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Fed Injects $134BN In Liquidity, Term Repo Oversubscribed Amid Month-End Liquidity Panic
October 24, 2019

With stocks threatening to close in the red, late on Wednesday the Fed sparked a furious last hour rally…












… when in a a statement published at 1515ET, precisely when the S&P ramp started, the New York Fed confirmed it would dramatically increase both its overnight and term liquidity provisions beginning tomorrow through November 14th.

The Desk has released an update to the schedule of repurchase agreement (repo) operations for the current monthly period. Consistent with the most recent FOMC directive, to ensure that the supply of reserves remains ample even during periods of sharp increases in non-reserve liabilities, and to mitigate the risk of money market pressures that could adversely affect policy implementation…