FOMC adopts new ethics rules on trading

FOMC meeting January 2019
An FOMC meeting in January 2019

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) adopted new rules on equities ownership and trading on February 17, tightening restrictions of officials’ market activities.

The reforms are a response to controversies surrounding large-volume trading activities undertaken by Fed officials during 2020. At the time, the central bank was making substantial interventions in equities and bond markets.

Critics charged that officials were ignoring potential conflicts of interest. Senator Elizabeth Warren

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact info@centralbanking.com or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.centralbanking.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact info@centralbanking.com to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: