Euro Liquidity Fund
Share Class :
 
ISIN: LU0875333444
Euro Liquidity Fund
ISIN: LU0875333444
Share Class :

Euro Liquidity Fund

SHARE CLASS :
ISIN: LU0875333444
 
 
 
 
Investment Objective
To provide liquidity and an attractive rate of income relative to short term interest rates, to the extent consistent with the preservation of capital.
Investment Horizon
Targeted for investors with surplus cash deposits who seek liquidity from their investments with same day accessibility.
Investment Process

The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing in high quality short-term money market instruments denominated in euros, including but not limited to: bank certificate of deposits, commercial paper, corporate and sovereign variable and fixed rate bonds, repurchase agreements and cash deposits.

 
Fund Highlights

Security:

  • Rated AAAm by S&P
  • Rated Aaa-mf by Moody’s
  • Rated AAAmmf by Fitch

 

IMMFA:

Member of the Institutional Money Market Fund Association

 

Liquidity:

Competitive trading deadlines and same-day access 

 

Yield:
Competitive rate of return

 
 
 
Pricing & Performance

Past Performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. The net performance data shown is calculated net of annual fees. The gross performance data shown does not take into account the fees charged on the fund, had fees and charges been taken into account, the returns would have been lower.

THE CURRENT NET NEGATIVE YIELD RETURN: Please be advised that as of 6 May 2015, the Euro Liquidity Fund, a sub-fund of Morgan Stanley Liquidity Funds, began returning a negative net yield. In accordance with the fund’s procedures for operating in a net negative yield environment, which are noted in the fund’s prospectus, the distributing share class of the fund will reduce the number of shares held by shareholders on pro rata basis each day in order for the fund to seek to maintain a constant net asset value.

Average Annual Total Returns As of 30-Nov-2018 As of 30-Sep-2018
 
 TIMEFRAME:
 
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Share Class IN EUR (%) 0.09 -0.06 -0.35 -0.50 -0.51
One week Euro LIBID Index (%) -0.03 -0.24 -0.48 -0.53 -0.55
One Month Euro LIBID Index (%) 0.01 -0.19 -0.45 -0.52 -0.53
Euro Overnight Index Average (EONIA) (%) 0.12 -0.09 -0.31 -0.36 -0.37
 
Average Annual Total Returns
TIMEFRAME Institutional Distributing EUR (%) One week Euro LIBID Index (%) One Month Euro LIBID Index (%) Euro Overnight Index Average (EONIA) (%)
2014 0.09 -0.03 0.01 0.12
2015 -0.06 -0.24 -0.19 -0.09
2016 -0.35 -0.48 -0.45 -0.31
2017 -0.50 -0.53 -0.52 -0.36
2018 -0.51 -0.55 -0.53 -0.37
 
 
Performance comparison of the funds versus benchmarks
 
(average annualised monthly yield %)
 
    Nov 2018 Oct 2018 Sep 2018 Aug 2018 Jul 2018 Jun 2018 May 2018 Apr 2018 Mar 2018 Feb 2018 Jan 2018 Dec 2017
Fund (gross) -0.40 -0.40 -0.40 -0.41 -0.41 -0.42 -0.43 -0.43 -0.44 -0.44 -0.44 -0.44
Fund (net) -0.49 -0.49 -0.49 -0.50 -0.50 -0.51 -0.52 -0.52 -0.53 -0.53 -0.53 -0.53
One week Euro LIBID Index -0.57 -0.56 -0.55 -0.55 -0.55 -0.55 -0.55 -0.55 -0.55 -0.55 -0.55 -0.55
One Month Euro LIBID Index -0.54 -0.53 -0.52 -0.52 -0.52 -0.53 -0.53 -0.53 -0.53 -0.53 -0.53 -0.53
Euro Overnight Index Average (EONIA) -0.36 -0.37 -0.36 -0.36 -0.36 -0.36 -0.36 -0.37 -0.36 -0.36 -0.36 -0.34
 
 
 
Risk and Reward Profile As of 12-Feb-2018
 
 
Lower Risk
High Risk
Potentially
Lower Rewards
Potentially
Higher Rewards
 
The risk and reward category shown is based on historic data.
  • Historic figures are only a guide and may not be a reliable indicator of what may happen in the future.
  • As such this category may change in the future.
  • The higher the category, the greater the potential reward, but also the greater the risk of losing the investment. Category 1 does not indicate a risk free investment.
  • The fund is in this category because it invests in money market securities and the fund's simulated and/or realised return has experienced low rises and falls historically.
This rating does not take into account other risk factors which should be considered before investing, these include:
  • The value of bonds are likely to decrease if interest rates rise and vice versa.
  • Issuers may not be able to repay their debts, if this happens the value of your investment will decrease. This risk is higher where the fund invests in a bond with a lower credit rating.
  • The fund relies on other parties to fulfill certain services, investments or transactions. If these parties become insolvent, it may expose the fund to financial loss.
  • While it is intended that the distributing share classes will maintain a share price of €1, this may not be achieved due to the creditworthiness of the issuers of investments held or changes in interest rates.
  • Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. The value of investments and the income from them can go down as well as up and investors may lose all or a substantial portion of his or her investment.
  • The value of the investments and the income from them will vary and there can be no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objectives.
The risk and reward category shown is based on historic data.
  • Historic figures are only a guide and may not be a reliable indicator of what may happen in the future.
  • As such this category may change in the future.
  • The higher the category, the greater the potential reward, but also the greater the risk of losing the investment. Category 1 does not indicate a risk free investment.
  • The fund is in this category because it invests in money market securities and the fund's simulated and/or realised return has experienced low rises and falls historically.
This rating does not take into account other risk factors which should be considered before investing, these include:
  • The value of bonds are likely to decrease if interest rates rise and vice versa.
  • Issuers may not be able to repay their debts, if this happens the value of your investment will decrease. This risk is higher where the fund invests in a bond with a lower credit rating.
  • The fund relies on other parties to fulfill certain services, investments or transactions. If these parties become insolvent, it may expose the fund to financial loss.
  • While it is intended that the distributing share classes will maintain a share price of €1, this may not be achieved due to the creditworthiness of the issuers of investments held or changes in interest rates.
  • Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. The value of investments and the income from them can go down as well as up and investors may lose all or a substantial portion of his or her investment.
  • The value of the investments and the income from them will vary and there can be no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objectives.
 
 
Risk Profile
Short-term rating of investment (S&P/Moody's) Min A1/P1

Min 50% A1+/P1

Currency Risk No
Maximum weighted average maturity (WAM) 60 days
Maximum maturity of individual security 397 days

Currency risk: The fund does not intend to use currency swaps to purchase securities that are denominated in a currency other than the base currency of the fund.


Daily Market NAV

 
 
Composition 4 As of 07-Dec-2018
 
Daily/Weekly Liquid Assets

A1/P1 A1+/P1 Total
0 - 1 week -- 34.55 34.55
1 week - 1 month 12.51 5.04 17.55
1 month - 3 months 19.41 9.59 29.00
3 months - 6 months 9.11 6.85 15.96
6 months - 1 year -- 2.94 2.94
1 year + -- -- --
Total 41.03 58.97 100.00
  Fund
Time Deposit 30.82
Certificate of Deposit 29.67
Commercial Paper 27.80
Floating Rate Note 4.93
Asset backed com. paper 3.15
Other Tri-Party Repo 2.10
Corporate Bond 1.53
Total 100.00


Week-end figures
 
Month-end figures
 
The maturity distribution reflects the final maturity date except for floating rate securities for which the next reset date is reflected.
 
Geography As of 07-Dec-2018
  Fund
Japan 25.17
France 22.24
United States 10.97
Germany 9.72
Sweden 8.13
Netherlands 8.04
Canada 4.95
Finland 3.39
United Kingdom 2.96
Switzerland 2.10
Belgium 1.05
Australia 0.99
Norway 0.29
Total 100.00


Portfolio Characteristics
Fund
Number of holdings 90
 
 
Portfolio Managers
Executive Director
28 years industry experience
Executive Director
19 years industry experience
Team members may be subject to change at any time without notice.
 
 
 
 

For market NAV data prior to July 2017, please click here.

Please visit our Glossary page for fund related terms and definitions.

Performance data quoted is based on average annualized returns and net of fee.

Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. The value of the investments and the income from them can go down as well as up and an investor may not get back the amount invested. Returns may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations. Performance data for funds with less than one year's track record is not shown. Performance is calculated net of fees. YTD performance data is not annualised. Performance of other share classes, when offered, may differ. Please consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the fund carefully before investing. The prospectus and key investor information document (KIID) contains this and other information about the fund. Please read the prospectus and KIID carefully before you invest.

Past performance should not be construed as a guarantee of future performance.  Performance of the Morgan Stanley Liquidity Funds is calculated net of fees.

It is important you read the legal information page before proceeding as it explains in which countries the Morgan Stanley Liquidity Funds are authorised for sale and where this website is directed.

THE CURRENT NET NEGATIVE YIELD RETURN: Please be advised that as of 6 May 2015, the Euro Liquidity Fund, a sub-fund of Morgan Stanley Liquidity Funds, began returning a negative net yield. In accordance with the fund’s procedures for operating in a net negative yield environment, which are noted in the fund’s prospectus, the distributing share class of the fund will reduce the number of shares held by shareholders on pro rata basis each day in order for the fund to seek to maintain a constant net asset value.

IMPORTANT RATINGS DISCLOSURES

Ratings represent the opinions of the rating agency as to the quality of the securities they rate. Standard & Poor's, Moody's, Fitch and NAIC ratings rate the investment quality of the fund's shares. Independent rating agency ratings include, but are not limited to, a regular analysis of a fund's liquidity, diversification, operational policies and internal controls, its management characteristics and the creditworthiness of its assets.

Ratings are not intended as a recommendation and are subject to change. Ratings are relative and subjective and are not absolute standards of quality. The portfolio's credit quality does not remove market risk.

Fitch Rating's money market fund ratings are an opinion as to the capacity of a money market fund to preserve principal and provide shareholder liquidity. Money market fund ratings are distinguished from the long-term credit-rating scale by the ‘mmf’ rating subscript and range from ‘AAAmmf’ to ‘Bmmf’. For more information, please visit: http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/public/ratings_defintions/index.cfm. Moody's Investors Services Inc.'s money market fund ratings are opinions of the investment quality of shares in mutual funds and similar investment vehicles which principally invest in short-term fixed income obligations. As such, these ratings incorporate Moody's assessment of a fund's published investment objectives and policies, the creditworthiness of the assets held by the fund, the liquidity profile of the fund's assets relative to the fund's investor base, the assets' susceptibility to market risk, as well as the management characteristics of the fund. For more information, please visit:  http://v3.moodys.com/researchdocumentcontentpage.aspx?docid=PBC_79004. Standard & Poor's money market fund ratings are forward-looking opinions about a fixed-income fund's capacity to maintain stable principal (net asset value). When assigning a principal stability rating to a fund, Standard & Poor's analysis focuses primarily on the creditworthiness of the fund's investments and counterparties, and also its investments maturity structure and management's ability and policies to maintain the fund's stable net asset value. For more information, please visit: http://www.understandingratings.com. The Institutional Money Market Funds Association (IMMFA) funds are European money market funds triple-A rated by one or more of the ratings agencies such as Fitch Ratings, Standard & Poor's and Moody's Investor Service to ensure continued compliance with rating criteria. Only this type of fund is awarded the lowest susceptibility to interest-rate volatility. For complete information on the methodology used by IMMFA please visit: http://www.immfa.org

1 One week Euro LIBID Index - 1 week London Interbank Bid Rate - The average interest rate which major London banks borrow Eurocurrency deposits from other banks.

One Month Euro LIBID Index - 1 month London Interbank Bid Rate - The average interest rate which major London banks borrow Eurocurrency deposits from other banks.

Euro Overnight Index Average (EONIA) – the standard interest rate at which banks provide loans to each other with a duration of 1 day within the Eurozone.

'Fund launch date' refers to the launch of Morgan Stanley Funds p.l.c. Euro Liquidity Fund, which merged into Morgan Stanley Liquidity Funds on June 17, 2013.

3 The Minimum Initial Investment/Minimum Subsequent Investment amounts may be in US Dollars (or the Euro or Sterling equivalent of the US Dollar amount). For more information please see the Charges and Expenses section of the prospectus.

4 May not sum to 100% due to rounding.

* The Mark to Market NAV is a calculation of the underlying aggregate value of the securities in a fund's portfolio using current market quotes or other performance metrics. It is important to note this is being provided for informational use only and investors cannot transact on the mark to market NAV. The Morgan Stanley Liquidity funds continue to operate at a stable net asset value in their distributing shares utilising amortised cost accounting.

 
 

WAM is the weighted average maturity of the portfolio. The WAM calculation utilizes the interest-rate reset date, rather than a security's stated final maturity, for variable- and floating- rate securities. By looking to a portfolio's interest rate reset schedule in lieu of final maturity dates, the WAM measure effectively captures a fund's exposure to interest rate movements and the potential price impact resulting from interest rate movements.

 

WAL is the weighted average life of the portfolio. The WAL calculation utilizes a security's stated final maturity date or, when relevant, the date of the next demand feature when the fund may receive payment of principal and interest (such as a put feature). Accordingly, WAL reflects how a portfolio would react to deteriorating credit (widening spreads) or tightening liquidity conditions.

 

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