Secondary reserves


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Secondary reserves

Reserves held by depository institutions in excess of those mandated by reserve requirements. These reserves are often held in the form of assets that can be quickly and easily converted to cash and are used to meet unanticipated obligations.
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Perceptions of the respondents on the effect of changes in monetary policy between 1980-1985 and 1986-1991 on the banks meeting the condition of secondary reserves indicated significant differences on the following: fluctuations in loan demand (t=3.
Forget served as a chaplain in the Primary and Secondary Reserves from 1989 to 1992.
Within Control Blocks the secondary reserves may be divided according to agreements between countries.
Government and other types of bonds are often held as secondary reserves that could quickly be sold for cash.
That's the `dime' defensive package, and the increased use of that indicates the Ducks are `getting more comfortable,' Bellotti said, with secondary reserves such as Charles Favroth, Marques Binns and Marley Tucker.
When considering the county's fully funded stabilization and secondary reserves, undesignated resources reach 10.
When considering the county's fully funded stabilization fund and secondary reserves, undesignated resources reach 10.