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Liquidity Watch  •  Jul 29, 2020  •  3:33 Min

July FOMC Meeting Recap 

Brian Buck
Brian Buck, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, discusses the latest messaging from the Federal Reserve about monetary policy, including interest rates, and the implications for short-term investors. Listen now

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Market Insights  •  Jul 10, 2020

Central Banks Hopeful but Prepared for Additional Action 

Global Liquidity Team
Central Banks become more optimistic, however, they remain ready to further stimulate global economies. See our discussion of what happened in June and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Market Insights  •  Jun 15, 2020

Fed projected to be on hold through 2022, while rates remain unchanged in June 

Global Liquidity Team
As expected, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) maintained the range for the federal funds rate at 0.00% - 0.25% during its June meeting.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Jun 10, 2020  •  3:51 Min

June FOMC Meeting Recap 

Brian Buck
Brian Buck, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, discusses the latest messaging from the Federal Reserve about monetary policy, including interest rates, and the implications for short-term investors. Listen now.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Jun 03, 2020  •  9:50 Min

Negative Interest Rates and the Implications for Money Market Funds  

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Bob Leggett, Executive Director Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, discusses considerations around negative interest rates and the implications for the money market fund industry. Listen now.

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Sustainable Investing  •  May 26, 2020

Asset Owners See Sustainability as Core to the Future of Investing 

Morgan Stanley’s second Sustainable Signals survey of institutional asset owners provides key insights on current trends in sustainable investing.

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Market Insights  •  May 12, 2020

Central Banks Continue to Pledge Support to the Economy 

Global Liquidity Team
As coronavirus impacts materialize, central banks around the world continue to pledge support to the global economy.

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Market Insights  •  Apr 28, 2020

Central Banks to the Rescue 

Global Liquidity Team
Central banks acted expeditiously to stave off economic impacts from COVID-19. A discussion of what actions were taken and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Market Insights  •  Apr 01, 2020

Central Banks to the Rescue 

Global Liquidity Team
Central banks acted expeditiously to stave off economic impacts from COVID-19.  See our discussion of what actions were taken and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Market Insights  •  Mar 19, 2020

Fed Announces Money Market Mutual Fund Liquidity Facility to Assist Prime Funds 

Global Liquidity Team
The Federal Reserve announced the creation of the Money Market Mutual Fund Liquidity Facility.

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Market Insights  •  Feb 24, 2020

Central Banks Start New Decade on Hold 

Global Liquidity Team
The first FOMC meeting of 2020 was mostly a non-event, as Chairman Powell reiterated his view that the current policy is “appropriate,” and that without any material change in the data going forward, it will likely remain unchanged.

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Market Insights  •  Dec 31, 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  •  Dec 18, 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  •  Dec 18, 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  •  Oct 31, 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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Market Insights  •  Oct 30, 2019

Fed Cuts Rates by 0.25% at October Meeting 

Global Liquidity Team
The FOMC cut rates at its October meeting, driven by global developments and muted inflation. Chairman Powell noted the current federal funds target rate is likely to remain appropriate as long as there is no material reassessment to the Fed’s economic outlook.

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Media Appearance  •  Oct 05, 2019

Global Liquidity Solutions Corporate Treasury Update 

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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  •  Sep 30, 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 Insights  •  Sep 18, 2019

Fed Cuts Rates by 0.25% at September Meeting  

Global Liquidity Team
While the FOMC lowered the range for the federal funds rate by 0.25% during its September meeting, Fed members were divided on the rate outlook and appropriate policy path going forward.

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Insight Video  •  Sep 03, 2019

Our Liquidity Solutions Team’s Competitive Advantages 

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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  •  Aug 31, 2019

Yields Decline As Investors Prepare For Lower Rates 

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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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Sustainable Investing  •  Jan 14, 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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