Fed balance sheet rises to $7.01 trillion, weekly data shows


FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Board building on Constitution Avenue is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 19, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis

July 16, 2020

(Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve’s stash of bonds and other assets rose for the first time in more than a month, data released by the central bank on Thursday showed.

The Fed’s total balance sheet size rose to $7.01 trillion as of July 15 versus $6.97 trillion a week earlier.

(Reporting by Ann Saphir and Jonnelle Marte; Editing by Leslie Adler)