Swap fund

Swap fund

Exchange Fund

An investment vehicle allowing investors with large holdings in a single stock to exchange them for a diversified portfolio. This allows the investors to diversify their holdings without selling any stocks, thereby avoiding taxes on their capital gains until the shares are actually sold. Exchange funds are controversial as investors could avoid taxes completely by never selling the portfolio and simply borrowing against it. They were originally introduced in 1999. An exchange fund is also called a swap fund.
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Whenever the SBP invites bids from banks to purchase yuan against the rupee out of the yuan-rupee swap fund available with both country's central banks, banks can purchase yuan according to their needs and resell the same to their clients to settle imports from China.
debt swap fund, FONDAM, provides USD 2 million grant co-financing towards this project.The investment aims to produce at least 3,200 tonnes per year of certified deforestation-free organic and Fairtrade cocoa.
It would also set up a joint $100-billion emergency swap fund for financial crises.
He told the forum on Thursday that a 120 billion dollar currency swap fund to be launched by East Asian economies in March could be developed to become an Asian Monetary Fund, adding it could be "supplementary" to the IMF and not replace it.
The initial amount of the multilateral currency swap fund will be US$120 billion.
The change to the definition of an investment company in the 1997 Act was intended to prevent the growth of "swap fund" transactions, in which a taxpayer transferred appreciated (but non-marketable) stock or securities to a partnership that held cash or other liquid assets.
Of particular concern to Congress was the reappearance of so-called swap funds, which are partnerships or RICs that are structured to fall outside the definition of an investment company, thereby allowing contributors to make tax-free contributions of stock and securities in exchange for an interest in an entity that holds similar assets.
The apex bank said that the window would allow it to swap funds mobilised through foreign currency deposits to attract overseas funds.
Thereafter, the swap funds were considerably less expensive than privatemarket funds during the height of the crisis as the spread between Libor and OIS widened dramatically.
The Senate Report to the Act explained that Congress intended to prevent the nontaxable formation of "swap funds" in which an RIC was established under Sec.
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I am surethat the currency swap arrangement between the two countries would be an important stepping stone in balancing the strength of bilateral ties between the real and financial sectors, leading to ever closer economic cooperation, said Bank of Korea Governor, Dr Choongsoo Kim, The two central banks have agreed to work together to achieve this goal, bringing about tangible outcomes, such as the use of currency swap funds in local currency trade settlement.