Insights

 
 
Regulatory
European Money Market Fund Reform Approved
Global Liquidity Team
On December 7, 2016, the Permanent Representatives Committee approved, on behalf of the Council of the European Union, an agreement with the European Parliament on money market funds.
Regulatory
The Debt Ceiling and Money Market Funds
Global Liquidity Team
Since March 15, 2017, the U.S. Government has been using extraordinary measures to remain under the debt ceiling. Recent estimates are that these measures are likely to be exhausted in the beginning of October. Learn how our money market funds are positioned in light of this possibility.
 
 
 
 

Sustainability Insight

Sustainable Signals 

Jun 11, 2018 

In a survey of institutional investors, 70% said they are integrating sustainable investing into their investment process, signaling just how quickly the ESG imperative is catching on.
 
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Market Outlook

An Emerging Markets Approach to ESG 

Jan 05, 2018 

The Global Emerging Markets Team discusses emerging markets (EM) and the approach they use to incorporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into their process for picking sustainable countries and companies to invest in.
 
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Regulatory

Basel III: Overview 

Dec 20, 2017 

Originally released in 2010, Basel III focuses on preparing for bank runs and market stress while working primarily alongside Basel I and II rather than superseding those reforms.
 
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Regulatory

Basel III: Impact on the Money Markets 

Dec 20, 2017 

Basel III—a set of comprehensive reform measures aimed at strengthening the regulation, supervision, and risk management of the banking sector—is having a profound impact on the way banks view capital and deposits from investors. The new regulations are being implemented gradually by 2019, but the effects of the provisions are already being felt in the market as banks have started to adapt their behavior in line with the new rules.
 
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Regulatory

European Money Market Fund Reform Approved 

Dec 14, 2017 

On December 7, 2016, the Permanent Representatives Committee approved, on behalf of the Council of the European Union, an agreement with the European Parliament on money market funds.
 
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Regulatory

The Debt Ceiling and Money Market Funds  

Sep 14, 2017 

Since March 15, 2017, the U.S. Government has been using extraordinary measures to remain under the debt ceiling. Recent estimates are that these measures are likely to be exhausted in the beginning of October. Learn how our money market funds are positioned in light of this possibility.
 
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Announcement

Sustainable Investing Council 

Jul 18, 2017 

Morgan Stanley Investment Management, in partnership with the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing, today announced an important milestone in its ongoing commitment to sustainable investing with the launch of the Investment Management Sustainable Investing Council.
 
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