Money market instruments


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Money market instruments

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 fund managers will select high quality and liquid money market instruments, including term deposits, certificates of deposit, commercial papers, floating rate notes and short term bonds from banks and corporates in the MENA region, Asia and Europe.
It is instructive to note that finance literature appears to support the assertion that the money market instruments significantly affect the level of money supply.
With 40 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, simplifying the complexities of clearance, settlement, asset servicing, global data management and information services for equities, corporate and municipal bonds, government and mortgage-backed securities, derivatives, money market instruments, syndicated loans, mutual funds, alternative investment products, and insurance transactions.
Thus, by extending the yield curve with the portion of the corporation's cash that serves as core, you can garner a meaningful total return and yield enhancement over conventional 90-day money market instruments.
Regulations such as Basel II and UCITS III require funds to manage their risk efficiently, including their holdings in European money market instruments, and recent amendments to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Rule 2a-7 impose portfolio quality, liquidity and other requirements on money market funds.
It is famous that the yields on short-term debt instruments and renminbi-denominated money market instruments in China are at present well above the levels of comparable renminbiinvestments outside China.
registered money market funds and other money market instruments.
U$ 14,4 billion assets reflected in domestic and foreign money market instruments and bonds, representing %62,3 of total assets.
Oman is gearing up for the introduction of Islamic finance, even as some bankers expressed reservations over the inclusion of the restriction on money market instruments, which could impact profitability.
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), through its subsidiaries, provides clearance, settlement and information services for equities, corporate and municipal bonds, government and mortgage-backed securities, money market instruments and over-the-counter derivatives.
Newedge has operations in over 20 locations in 16 countries, providing clearing and execution services for money market instruments, bonds, FX, equities, and commodities on OTC markets.
Bank Indonesia, Indonesia's central bank, is planning to introduce new steps to attract more long-term capital inflows, including introducing longer-term money market instruments, and limit short-term capital flows, Dow Jones has reported, citing a person close to the matter.