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 amendment to Rule 17g-5(a)(3) adds a new paragraph to the rule to provide that the rule will not apply to an NRSRO when issuing or maintaining a credit rating for a security or money market instrument issued by an asset pool or as part of any asset-backed securities transaction, if:
Moreover, 45.3 percent were invested in medium-term (1 to 3 years) bonds and money market instruments, 29.6 percent in short-term (up to 1 year) ones, 9.9 percent for instruments with a circulation period of 3 to 5 years, and 15.2 percent to those with a circulation period of more than 5 years.
In return, the flexible security system shall assign the basket a high weighting and the money market instrument a low weighting.
"Three-year FMPs will mostly invest in long-term debt papers such as corporate bonds and not in money market instruments (like one-year FMPs).
It aims to capture the best opportunities available to investors by investing in a range of high quality money market instruments in the UAE and wider Mena region in addition to Asia and Europe.
Advisers cannot afford to relinquish the flexibility and liquidity that money market instruments offer.
The asset allocation will be in stocks comprising CNX Dividend Opportunities Index (95%-100%) and debt and money market instruments (0-5%).
This framework shall be necessary for us to address some other critical questions like: To what extent have nominated money market instruments used during the deregulation and guided/ post deregulation era enhanced the operational efficiency of the money market?
The broad investor base and growing international distribution shows investors want their cash to be professionally managed." The Emirates Islamic Money Market Fund primarily invests in a diversified portfolio of Shari'ah-compliant money market instruments. The Emirates Islamic Money Market Fund places deposits with approved Islamic banks to achieve a return greater than that offered by dollar deposit rates.
The Fund seeks to protect investors against declines in the US dollar by investing in a basket of hard currency denominated investments composed of high-quality, short-term money market instruments of countries pursuing sound monetary policies, and indirectly in gold.
The NBFC- MFI will hold not less than 90% of its total assets ( other than cash and bank balances and money market instruments) in the form of qualifying assets
But some Islamic scholars say commodity murabaha is a mere paper trail replicating conventional money market instruments and only grudgingly accept its use as there is no alternative.