Today the Federal Reserve Bank of New York bought $3.609 billion in Treasury debt maturing from 2016 to 2020, published reports said.

This is  the second buyback operation after officials from the Fed announced last week that the central bank would purchase Treasurys by using the proceeds from maturing MBS to support the economic recovery. The  Fed acquired 7 of the 27 maturities that were listed for possible purchase.

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