A rising rate environment can be challenging to even the most sophisticated fixed income investors. In this unpredictable environment, an actively managed ultra-short-duration strategy could be the optimal liquidity solution for treasurers.
The J.P. Morgan Global Liquidity Investment PeerView survey allows treasurers to compare cash investment practices with their global counterparts, offering insight into current short-term investment trends both regionally and worldwide.
As the implementation date for the new European Money Market Fund (MMF) rules approaches, it is time to dispel some of the common misconceptions about the new rules and explain what treasurers really need to consider when it comes to short-term investment options.
The extremely low interest rate environment and uncertainty around future interest rate cuts are posing a growing challenge for treasurers sitting on relatively large cash piles. However, if treasurers are prepared to consider an ultra-short-duration strategy, investors can potentially garner returns above those offered by MMFs, while remaining in a low-risk solution.
Treasurers were finding it hard enough to know where to invest their short-term cash before the pandemic hit. Now, the pressure is even greater. TMI speaks to five industry experts to discover how treasury professionals are responding to the financial impacts of Covid-19.