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The central bank will also consider further easing its monetary policy centering on boosting the purchases of long-term government bonds as well as moving up the start of "open-ended" easing scheduled to begin in 2014.
monetary easing on July 6, market participants substantially scaled back their expectations for further easing, as reflected in the rise in implied yields on interest rate futures contracts.
Treasury yields declined across the maturity spectrum in response to the announcement of the easing action on July 6; market participants perceived the policy move as an indication of the Federal Reserve's concern regarding the state of the economy and, based on historical precedent, as likely the first in a series of easing steps.
Many referred to indications of easing pressures on resources in recent months, and they generally felt that such pressures would be contained over the projection horizon if economic growth were to materialize in line with their forecasts.
At the beginning of the period, rates generally incorporated an expected near-term easing of monetary policy.
Subsequently, short-term rates fell further and long-term rates retraced a portion of their rise as markets reacted to information suggesting additional economic weakness and reduced pressure on labor costs, and to actual as well as prospective further easing of monetary policy.
Expectations of continued easing of Japanese monetary policy were reinforced in late October by several factors, including data releases showing both a further slowing of growth in Japan's money supply and a moderation of inflation, official comments promoting lower interest rates, and the accession to the prime minister's office of former Finance Minister Miyazawa-who was viewed as supporting an easier monetary policy.
The easing steps in recent months and the associated declines in interest rates, including mortgage rates, appeared to have supplied more monetary stimulus than had yet shown through to the economy.
Most short-term interest rates declined somewhat more than the federal funds rate over the intermeeting period, apparently reflecting reactions to indications of continued weakness in the economy as well as the easing in reserve conditions.
Rumors also circulated of a possible easing in Japan.
Development of new California deep gas production at East Lost Hills would assist in easing some of the pressure on California gas supply and therefore on gas prices, but only if intrastate pipeline capacity is available to move the gas to end-users" he said.
At its meeting on February 5-6, the Committee adopted a directive that called for maintaining the existing degree of pressure on reserve positions but for giving special weight to potential developments that might require some easing during the intermeeting period.
At its meeting on December 18, the Committee adopted a directive that called for an initial slight reduction in the degree of pressure on reserve positions and for giving particular weight to potential developments that might requires some further easing later in the intermeeting period.
At its meeting on November 13, the Committee adopted a directive that called for a slight immediate reduction in the degree of pressure on reserve positions and that also called for giving weight to potential developments that might require some slight further easing during the intermeeting period.
At its meeting on August 21, the Committee adopted a directive that called for maintaining unchanged conditions of reserve availability, at least initially, in the intermeeting period ahead and that provided for giving emphasis to potential developments that might require some easing later in the period.