US Fed buys $916 mln of Treasuries

NEW YORK, July 15 Mon Jul 15, 2013 11:08am EDT

NEW YORK, July 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve on Monday bought $916 million of Treasuries maturing August 2023 through February 2031 as part of its latest economic stimulus program.

A total of $3.742 billion of Treasuries were submitted for possible purchase by the Fed, the New York Fed said on its website.