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Liquidity Liquidity page
Market Insights  •  31-Dec-2019

Central Banks Close the Year on a Quieter Note 

Global Liquidity Team
As expected, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) kept the range for the federal funds rate unchanged at 1.50%-1.75% during its December meeting.

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Market Insights  •  18-Dec-2019

A Quieter Month for Central Banks 

Global Liquidity Team
All is quiet on the interest rate front, as the U.S. Federal Reserve indicates their monetary policy is “well calibrated” and global central banks take a breather.

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2020 Outlook  •  18-Dec-2019

Liquidity Outlook: Fed 2020: Raising the Monetary Policy Bar 

Global Liquidity Team
All is quiet on the interest rate front, as the U.S. Federal Reserve indicates their monetary poliAfter a “mid-cycle adjustment” last year, expectations are for the Fed to adopt a “wait and see” strategy in 2020. What will this mean for markets? The Global Liquidity team explains.

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Market Insights  •  31-Oct-2019

Fed Cuts Again, but is a Pause on the Horizon? 

Global Liquidity Team
The FOMC lowered the target rate by 0.25% on October 30th, its third rate decrease of the year. However, it appears likely that the Fed will pause and make no further rate adjustments until a “material change” in economic data dictates a change in policy.

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Podcast  •  05-Oct-2019

Global Liquidity Solutions Corporate Treasury Update 

Global Liquidity Team
The Global Liquidity Solutions Team joins Strategic Treasurer’s Seismic Shifts in Corporate Treasury podcast series to examine the major shifts in technology and implications for treasury investors.

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Market Insights  •  30-Sep-2019

Federal Reserve Cuts Again While the ECB Restarts QE 

Global Liquidity Team
U.S. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell cut rates in September, consistent with his policy commitment to “sustain the economic expansion.” Similarly, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi reduced the deposit rate and initiated a 20 billion euro per month stimulus package, based on concerns stemming from global trade tensions and Brexit fallout.

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Market  •  03-Sep-2019

Our Liquidity Solutions Team’s Competitive Advantages 

Global Liquidity Team
Managing cash is becoming increasingly complex. Our Global Liquidity Solutions is uniquely positioned to help you navigate the challenges and opportunities ahead.

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Market Insights  •  31-Aug-2019

Yields Decline As Investors Prepare For Lower Rates 

Global Liquidity Team
Against a backdrop of muted inflation pressures and escalating U.S.-China trade tensions, investors fled to government securities in August as central banks prepared for additional rate cuts to support a slowing global economy.

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Market Insights  •  31-Jul-2019

As Global Growth Slows, Central Banks Look to Ease 

Global Liquidity Team
Given weakening global growth and muted inflation pressures, central banks prepare more accommodative policy measures.

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Market Insights  •  31-May-2019

Trade Tensions Lead to Market Volatility 

Global Liquidity Team
Fearing U.S.-China and U.S.-Mexico trade tensions could weaken global growth, investors fled to U.S. treasuries in May.

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Market Insights  •  31-Mar-2019

Bowing to Global Economic Pressures, Central Banks Promote Accommodative Policy 

Global Liquidity Team
In March, the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank announced accommodative monetary policy decisions focused on supporting a slowing global economy.

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Market Insights  •  28-Feb-2019

Looking Ahead, The Fed Endorses Patient Policy 

Global Liquidity Team
Powell emphasized labor force participation gains and the wage growth of unskilled workers as signs of a growing economy.

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Sustainability Council  •  14-Jan-2019

About the Investment Management Sustainability Council 

The IM Sustainability Council drives IM’s global effort by promoting an overall framework for integrating ESG and ESG standards into IM’s investment processes, product development, measurement, education, client engagement and reporting.

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Sustainability Insight  •  11-Jun-2018

Sustainable Signals 

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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