The Chicago Fed’s National Financial Conditions Index (NFCI) provides a comprehensive weekly update
U.S. financial conditions in money markets
The NFCI and ANFCI are updated on a weekly basis at 8:30 a.m.
ET on Wednesday, and cover the time period through the previous Friday.
When a federal holiday falls on a Wednesday or earlier in the week, the NFCI and ANFCI will be updated on Thursday
Index Suggests Financial Conditions Continued to Loosen Slightly in Week Ending August 19
The NFCI edged down to –0.28 in the week ending August 19. Risk indicators contributed –0.05, credit indicators contributed –0.13, and leverage indicators contributed –0.10 to the index in the latest week.