Secondary reserves


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Secondary reserves

Reserves held by depository institutions in excess of those mandated by reserve requirements. These reserves are often held in the form of assets that can be quickly and easily converted to cash and are used to meet unanticipated obligations.
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The classifications of power reserves required by the power grids include: contingency and regulating reserves which are classified as primary and secondary reserves; dispatchable which is tertiary reserve; then reactive power support and blackstart as other type of reserves.
They should be reminded, he urged the agents, that inflation trends upward in cycles, with periods of short-term deflation in which "a lot of people get hurt if they don't have secondary reserves to weather a dip, or the loss of job, or an economy outback, or the job-trimming consolidation of a merger."
Perceptions differed significantly as regards the effect of changes in monetary policy between 1980-1985 and 1986-1991 in the following components of asset structure: primary reserve (t=6.94), secondary reserves (t=4.44) and investments in securities (t=4.60).
Usually, the adequacy requirements in large power systems are easy to reach due to the variety of low power generation sources and loads compared to the total system power as well as the larger primary and secondary reserves.
and secondary reserves in the form of Japanese government bonds; and (4)
Forget served as a chaplain in the Primary and Secondary Reserves from 1989 to 1992.
Within Control Blocks the secondary reserves may be divided according to agreements between countries.
Government and other types of bonds are often held as secondary reserves that could quickly be sold for cash.
We refer to these "deposits" as "secondary reserves" and consider as primary reserves the cash held in an intermediary's vault because the cash reserve was most liquid.
That's the `dime' defensive package, and the increased use of that indicates the Ducks are `getting more comfortable,' Bellotti said, with secondary reserves such as Charles Favroth, Marques Binns and Marley Tucker.
Bank assets acquired in current loan operations that yield the current monetary equilibrium are short-term loan assets which comprise the so-called secondary reserves of the banking system.
The first three chapters discuss bank regulation, present a theoretical framework for examining portfolio strategies, and examine the nature and composition of bank secondary reserves. The following two chapters examine bank liquidity management in the face of noncompetitive (single-bank) and competitive (system-wide) sustained cash drains.