cash reserves

Cash reserves

Cash Investment

A short-term investment into which one deposits cash and receives the return in 90 days or less. Its name derives from the fact that it can quickly be converted to cash if necessary. Examples include money market funds and Treasury bills. They are also called cash reserves or money market investments.

cash reserves

Investment funds that are held in short-term assets such as Treasury bills and certificates of deposit until more permanent investment opportunities are available. Large cash reserves, indicating a big pool of funds that eventually will be used, may force up the prices of selected investments at the time the funds are invested.
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The most desirable is free cash reserves that are accumulated by retaining profits.
Foreign currency cash reserves fell by $1bn at the end of last May, according to a brief report by the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) published on Saturday.
Despite having cash reserves, many business owners still rely on personal finances to fund expansion.
The four top software services exporters added another $ 1 billion to their cash reserves during the first half of this fiscal ( April- September) with the addition of new clients.
KARACHI -- State Bank of Pakistan has now decided to publish bank-wise data on excess cash reserves maintained by banks over and above the minimum required cash reserve requirement (CRR).
Summary: MUMBAI -- India's central bank on Friday moved to crank up lending to spur slackening growth in Asia's third-biggest economy by lowering the amount of cash reserves commercial banks must keep on deposit.
12 trillion yen in cash on hand at the end of March, a Bank of Japan quarterly survey showed Friday, amid a growing tendency to stock up on cash reserves due to the uncertain economic outlook following the March 11 earthquake.
5 percentage points last Thursday and also reduced the rate of the compulsory cash reserves on banks deposits to help boost liquidity and encourage lending.
5 percentage points and reduced the rate of the compulsory cash reserves on banks deposits to help boost liquidity and stimulate lending.
Now that I have built small but growing cash reserves at home and at my business, I am able to roll with these events and not increase my debt load.
By taking just a portion of the cash reserves, the advisor can reallocate it to a single-premium purchase of a "hybrid" policy that links the benefits of universal life insurance and an LTC rider.
Education chiefs in Middlesbrough have fired a warning to schools after it was revealed some were sitting on cash reserves of nearly pounds 2m.