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Liquidity

Easy convertibility into cash. A liquid asset or security can be easily bought or sold with little or no impact on price. Most methods of counting money supply include some highly liquid investments such as certificates of deposit. Liquid assets and investments are highly desirable as they may be sold to allow an investor to enter other investments as they arise. On exchanges, liquid investments usually have low bid-ask spreads. See also: Illiquid, Liquidity preference hypothesis.

liquid assets

those CURRENT ASSETS which are held in the form of cash, or assets which can be quickly converted into cash, notably DEBTORS but not STOCK. A company's liquid current assets show how much it could quickly raise in cash to meet the immediate demands of its CREDITORS if they were all to press for prompt payment.
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The Central Bank described the 10 per cent liquid assets requirement as an interim measure to ensure banks hold sufficient liquid assets until Basel III Liquidity Coverage Ratio, or LCR, comes into effect.
The study did not include liquid assets in its analysis, one of the major financial sources for education.
Model 2 tested Hypothesis 1, that those reporting fewer negative bill-paying events and less exhaustion of liquid assets would have less financial distress/more financial well-being.
However, these collateral requirements are generally no less constraining than capital requirements for licensed reinsurers, which effectively post collateral by setting up reserves on their financial statements that regulators require to be supported by liquid assets.
Mr Richards puts the success of Liquid Assets down to wine providing such a wise long-term investment.
Some investors take delivery of their wines, while others store it, through Liquid Assets, 120 feet underground in a former Second World War ammunition store near Chippenham.
But only 7% of people with more than pounds 5m in liquid assets are women, despite women accounting for 53% of people who have more than pounds 200,000 in cash and shares.
5 million in liquid assets was transferred to the various ``nominee corporations'' and, eventually, back to Grant, Tang said.
At present, Liquid Assets - its Airport Boulevard facility is visible from Highway 101 - is producing wine tanks for Beringer, Benziger, Kendall-Jackson and Taft Street, all in California.
Models developed to analyze the demand for liquid assets by firms typically emphasize the need for immediate and reliable purchasing power in the face of an uncertain future.
Scope of the report: Identify your target customer base in an individual country or across the region with detailed segmentation covering 10 liquid asset bands in USD Compare key wealth management markets by detailed breakdown of the number of individuals and onshore liquid assets in seven countries Understand the distribution of financial assets across a country's affluent population Evaluate the resilience and growth prospects of key Americas wealth markets in light of recent global instability and local economic drivers Build your forward plans using our forecasts of wealthy individuals and the value of their onshore liquid assets to 2015, split by liquid asset band
The FSR remains constrained by the increase in non-performing loans (NPLs), low net liquid assets and modest returns.