Federal Reserve Board: H.2 Release for Week Ending October 1, 2016; H.4.1 Release (Balance Sheet) for Week Ending October 6, 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 October 1, 2016, is below.

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

Category Action Taken
Testimony and Statements Insurance Regulation — statement by Thomas Sullivan, associate director, Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation, before a subcommittee of the House Committee on Financial Services on the Federal Reserve’s involvement in a wide range of insurance supervisory and regulatory issues.

-Published, September 28, 2016

Supervision and Regulation — statement by Chair Yellen before the House Committee on Financial Services on the Federal Reserve’s regulation and supervision of financial institutions.

-Published, September 28, 2016


Forms Forms — initial Board review to extend without revision the Intermittent Survey of Business (FR 1374) and Domestic Finance Company Report of Consolidated Assets and Liabilities (FR 2248).

-Proposed, September 27, 2016


Regulations and Policies Capital Plan and Stress Test Rules — publication for comment of a notice of proposed rulemaking to revise the rules to take into account differing expectations for sound capital planning depending on the size, scope of operations, activity, and systemic risk profile of banking organizations.

-Approved, September 23, 2016




Enforcement Agricultural Bank of China, Beijing, People’s Republic of China; and Agricultural Bank of China New York Branch, New York, New York — issuance of a consent cease and desist order.

-Announced, September 29, 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 October 6, 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 October 5, 2016):  $4,505,154 (in millions of dollars). (On September 26, 2007, this amount was $900,473 (in millions of dollars)).

(See the release for further information.)