Selected Deposits and the OBFR
In this Liberty Street Economics post, Cipriani and coauthors discuss changes in the calculation of the Overnight Bank Funding Rate (OBFR), the reason for including selected deposits, and the likely impact of the change on the OBFR’s published value.
The Effect of Fed Funds Rate Hikes on Consumer Borrowing Costs
Nina Boyarchenko, Sooji Kim, and Matthew Plosser The target federal funds rate has hovered around zero for nearly a decade, and observers are questioning what effect an increase could have on both the financial markets and the real economy. In this post, we examine the historical reaction of loan rates to target rate increases. Specifically, […]
Who’s Borrowing in the Fed Funds Market?
The federal funds market plays an important role in the implementation of monetary policy.