The Federal Reserve's balance sheet remained flat in the latest week, and bank borrowing climbed slightly.

The Fed's asset holdings in the week ended Oct. 7 held steady at $2.14 trillion, the central bank said in a weekly report released Thursday.

Total discount window borrowing rose to $111.2 billion on Wednesday from $110.3 billion a week earlier.

Borrowing by commercial banks through the Fed's discount window rose slightly, to $28.6 billion, from $28.23 billion a week earlier. The Fed's portfolio of Treasury securities in the latest week inched up to $769.2 billion.

Portfolio holdings in connection with the Fed's commercial paper funding facility rose in the week, to $41.1 billion, from the previous week's $41.01 billion.

The Fed's holdings under the Term Asset Backed Securities Loan Facility fell to $42.1 billion, from $42.71 billion a week earlier.

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