Cash Investment

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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.
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The amendments also clarify that the exemptions to Exchange Act Rules 17g-5(a)(3), 17g-7(a), and 15Ga-2 apply only if all offers and sales of a security or money market instrument by any issuer, sponsor, or underwriter linked to the security or money market instrument will occur outside the United States.
In return, the flexible security system shall assign the basket a high weighting and the money market instrument a low weighting.
Summary paragraph: The money market instrument as we know it
Abdel Karim said the IFSB's liquidity management corporation, which will issue short-term instruments to help Islamic lenders manage their cash, would give banks an alternative to the widely used commodity murabaha money market instrument.
Agreed that treasury bill (TB) is the main money market instrument for piloting the monetary policy of government in Nigeria like in other countries (Duarte, 2004) but due to persistent excess liquidity over the years there has arisen serious need to prop up other money market instruments order than TBs that need be injected into the financial market in a bid to moderate liquidity levels in Nigeria or at least reduce excessiveness of liquidity on the Nigerian financial system.
An ECB spokesman said a separate money market instrument, "seven-day fine-tuning operations," amounted to US150 billion on 16 September.
The apex bank had offered a money market instrument to inject NPR15bn into the banking sector on Friday.
Liquidity management is seen as the weak point of the emerging Islamic finance industry as it currently relies on the use of commodity murabaha, a money market instrument only grudgingly accepted by Islamic scholars for lack of alternatives.
In a statement, the SEC said, 'Credit rating agencies are organisations that rate the creditworthiness of a company or a financial product, such as a debt security or money market instrument. In particular, the Commission voted to adopt or propose measures intended to improve the quality of credit ratings by requiring greater disclosure, fostering competition, helping to address conflicts of interest, shedding light on rating shopping, and promoting accountability.'
Interbank certificate of deposit (CD) is a money market instrument issued by deposit-taking financial institutions in National Interbank Market against funds deposited at a bank.
The Dynamic Long VIX Futures Index tracks the performance of the combination of a hypothetical money market instrument and a dynamic strategy that is designed to provide efficient long exposure to the first five nearby futures contracts on the CBOE Volatility Index VIX.
Faysal Income & Growth Fund (FIGF) is to provide superior long-term risk adjusted returns by investing in a diverse pool of fixed income securities, including money market instruments; in particular, the aim is to minimize interest rate risk through duration management and default risk through portfolio diversification.