Federal Reserve Board: H.2 Release for Week Ending September 24, 2016; H.4.1 Release (Balance Sheet) for Week Ending September 29, 2016

The Federal Reserve Board (Board) publishes a weekly digest of its activities on its website. The digest is called the H.2 Release and is published every Thursday. The release for the week ending September 24, 2016, is below.

H.2 Release–Actions of the Board, Its Staff, and the Federal Reserve Banks; Applications and Reports Received

Category Action Taken
Forms Forms — initial Board review to extend with revision the interagency Joint Standards for Assessing Diversity Policies and Practices (FR 2100).

-Proposed, September 22, 2016


Regulations and Policies Physical Commodities Activities — publication for comment of (1) notice of proposed rulemaking to strengthen requirements and limitations on the physical commodity activities and investments of financial holding companies, and (2) revision without extension of the Consolidated Financial Statements for Holding Companies (FR Y-9C).

-Approved, September 22, 2016



Enforcement Remedial Plans — remedial plans submitted by Credit Suisse and BNP Paribas in response to the Board’s 2014 enforcement actions against those institutions.

-Approved, September 22, 2016



Federal Reserve Board: Balance Sheet (H.4.1 Release)

The Board publishes data of factors affecting reserve balances. The digest is called the H.4.1 Release, and they are published every Thursday (or the next business day if the publication date falls on a federal holiday). The release for September 29, 2016, is below.

[Note: The blog will cover the line titled “Total Factors Supplying Reserve Funds.”]

H.4.1 Release–Factors Affecting Reserve Balances

Total factors supplying reserve funds (as of September 28, 2016):  $4,497,534 (in millions of dollars). (On September 26, 2007, this amount was $900,473 (in millions of dollars)).

(See the release for further information.)