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    MMF reform: the impact for treasurers

    With the European money market reform on the horizon, Treasury Today talked to corporate treasurers about how the new rules will affect their short-term investments.

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    Getting to grips with exchange traded funds

    In light of the challenges they face in today’s liquidity environment, some treasurers are looking at the benefits of using exchange traded funds (ETFs) as a means of managing their strategic cash, as well as for liquidity and hedging purposes. What are the advantages of ETFs, and what considerations should treasurers bear in mind when using them?

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    Reviewing short-term investments

    Currently in the process of being implemented, Basel III has considerable implications for banks – and, by extension, for their corporate customers. In light of the changes, treasurers need to have a clear understanding of how the new regulation may affect their bank deposits, and whether alternative investment vehicles might be worthy of investigation. As such, treasurers should assess whether any changes are needed to their short-term investment instruments and policies.

  • Choosing money market funds in Asia Pacific

    The money market fund industry in Asia is relatively young, but the market is developing rapidly. What advantages do money market funds offer over bank accounts, and what should treasurers take into account when choosing a fund?

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    European MMF regulation: five key talking points

    Companies that depend upon money market funds (MMFs) for cash management may need to overhaul their approach once new regulation has been agreed by the European Union. Although the final rules are still to be decided, industry experts have highlighted a number of consequential trends that could become key talking points should we get the regulation many people are anticipating.

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    VNAV: time to get acquainted

    The regulation of money market funds (MMFs) is already changing in the US, and Europe is not too far behind. But some corporate investors are not waiting until the new rules arrive before testing out new short-term investment products.

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    A matter of policy

    If a treasury investment policy has not changed to reflect the ‘new normal’ of regulatory reform, market volatility and struggling interest rates, then something is very wrong. Taking lessons from Europe and the US, Treasury Today Asia looks at the processes involved in establishing an investment policy that is fit for purpose.

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    A matter of policy

    If a treasury investment policy has not changed to reflect the ‘new normal’ of regulatory reform, market volatility and struggling interest rates, then something is very wrong. Treasury Today looks at the processes involved in establishing an investment policy that is fit for purpose.

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    Mapping the new liquidity landscape

    Across the globe, the cash and liquidity landscape is changing. Once the dust settles from the extensive regulatory and market changes currently being witnessed, what will the new short-term investment world look like for the corporate treasurer?

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    Getting to grips with VNAV

    New regulatory proposals set out for money market funds (MMFs) by the European Commission (EC) earlier this year are set to radically reshape the trillion dollar industry. But perhaps not in the way that a lot of people anticipated.