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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 current liquid assets and quasi-liquid assets that include $3.3 trillion in sovereign wealth funds and $40.4 trillion in proven oil and gas reserves will equate to $841 million in assets per capita of the GCC economies.
The MLR requires mid- and small-sized lenders including thrift, rural, cooperative, and quasi-banks to keep liquid assets such as cash on hand, other cash items, claims from the BSP, debt securities tagged with a zero risk weight, and deposits in other banks to cover at least 20 percent of its total liabilities at any given time.
Expecting commercial banks to get out of their comfort zones and start financing 'risky businesses lacking liquid assets' hasn't worked in the last 70 years and is unlikely to work in the future.
Liquid assets of Eurasian Bank, Kazakhstan's No.8 lender by assets, fell 26.3 percent in the quarter, according to the same Fitch calculations.
The liquid assets repatriated and invested in bonds attract only 2% tax rate as against 5% for those assets that are declared but not repatriated.
Through June 2018, residents can repatriate undeclared local liquid assets with a 5 percent penalty, undeclared foreign liquid assets with a 2 percent penalty (if repatriated, or a 5 percent penalty if remaining abroad or in foreign currencies), and undeclared fixed assets - whether held locally or abroad - with a 3 percent penalty.
Bilour also proposed that the objective of this One-time Amnesty Scheme should not be to provide a shelter to illegal practices but to bring the isolated liquid assets into main stream of economy for its utilization to provide funds for the growth of national economy, development of basic business infrastructure and to provide employment opportunities at large scale.
The stable outlook is based on S&P's expectation that the Saudi authorities will take steps to consolidate public finances and maintain government liquid assets close to 100 per cent of GDP over the next two years.
To calculate the stressed value of the liquid asset ratio, we have to deduct the volume of withdrawn deposits, i.e., 20% of clients' deposits, from liquid assets.
Total liquid assets stood at BGN 30.9 bln as at the end of March, up by BGN 539M (1.8%) from the previous quarter.
Let's make [W.sub.n] represent the investor wealth at the beginning of n stage, [S.sub.n] represents the new added liquid assets at the time n, [u.sup.j.sub.n] (j = 1, 2, ***, J) represents the investors' assets on j stock, then [W.sub.n] - [J.summation over (j=1)] [u.sup.j.sub.n] is the assets invested to the risk-free asset.