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Investment in government-backed securities is especially popular for organizations with modest amounts to invest and with a relatively short investment time horizon, said Busby.
Capin pointed out that the 1990s, however, had forced non-profits to look into other investments to reach reasonable returns, although a lot of nonprofits pulled away from the market as they are traditionally conservative and used government-backed securities and treasury obligations.
The cost, thus far, has been about US$1.9 billion (not included in the current budget), which FINSAC expects to raise through long term arrangements, including equity security in the financed companies and issuance of special Government-backed securities.
That was in accordance with a West Virginia statute that requires municipalities to invest in government-backed securities should they play the market.
During a recent investigation of 27 Street firms dealing in government-backed securities, 18 admitted to lying in an attempt to comer larger slices of the market.
The RBI notified its decision to give greater access to government-backed securities for foreign funds.
Sweep accounts, where the money is invested nightly in government-backed securities, typically pay 3.5 to 4.5 percent interest.
Fitch affirmed BBB+ rating on Caja Granada's senior debt, BB on its preferred shares and AA+ on the government-backed securities issued by the bank.

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