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Liquidity Watch  •  Mar 20, 2024  •  2:53 Min

March FOMC Meeting - Three Minute Recap 

Michael Cha
Michael Cha, 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  •  Feb 15, 2024

Cruise Control 

Global Liquidity Team
Central banks increased rates substantially and continue to implement restrictive monetary policy expeditiously as inflation runs above expectations. See our discussion of what happened in December and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Jan 31, 2024  •  2:41 Min

January FOMC Meeting - Three Minute 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  •  Jan 20, 2024

Exploring the Peak 

Global Liquidity Team
Central banks increased rates substantially and continue to implement restrictive monetary policy expeditiously as inflation runs above expectations. See our discussion of what happened in December and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Dec 13, 2023  •  3:34 Min

December FOMC Meeting - Three Minute Recap 

Bob Leggett
Bob Leggett, 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  •  Nov 15, 2023

Cruising Altitude 

Global Liquidity Team
Central banks continue to analyze incoming data while adjusting their policy rates. See our discussion of what happened in October and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Nov 01, 2023  •  3:30 Min

Liquidity Watch - November 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  •  Nov 01, 2023  •  3:30 Min

Liquidity Watch - November 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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Sustainable Investing  •  Nov 01, 2023

2023 Fixed Income Engagement Report 

Rachel Smith, Barbara Calvi
In its annual Engagement Report, the Fixed Income organisation provides details on how their investment teams are working with bond issuers on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues to help generate better financial and sustainability outcomes.

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Market Insights  •  Oct 20, 2023

Approaching the Summit 

Global Liquidity Team
Central banks around the world remain determined to tackle inflation. See our discussion of what happened in September and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Market Insights  •  Sep 25, 2023

Have Policy Rates Peaked? 

Global Liquidity Team
Central banks around the world remain data-dependent in their approach to combating inflation. See our discussion of what happened in August and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Sep 21, 2023  •  4:52 Min

September 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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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  Sep 01, 2023

Higher for longer, yes, but not much higher 

Fixed Income Team
The Broad Markets Fixed Income team explains why they believe we are still close to the end of the rate hiking cycle, but why rates may remain range bound until the data proves otherwise.

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Market Insights  •  Aug 25, 2023

Policy Rates Move Higher Again 

Global Liquidity Team
Central banks increased rates substantially and continue to implement restrictive monetary policy expeditiously as inflation runs above expectations. See our discussion of what happened in July and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Market Insights  •  Aug 14, 2023

A Hop, Skip and a Pause 

Global Liquidity Team
Central bank movements and inflation continue to weigh on investors. Read our view on these events and how we are positioning our portfolios.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Aug 04, 2023  •  5:38 Min

A Summer Surprise for Prime Funds - Sizing up the New Regulations 

Fred McMullen
Fred McMullen, Co-Head of Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, discusses the recent rule changes announced by the SEC and the implications for money market fund investors. Listen now.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Jul 26, 2023  •  3:39 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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Press Release  •  Jul 13, 2023

SEC Announces Next Round of Money Market Fund Reforms 

Global Liquidity Team
On July 12, 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3-2 to amend Rule 2a-7, which governs money market funds. Several of the amendments, once implemented, will impact the operation of money market funds.

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Market Insights  •  Jun 25, 2023

Is Powell’s Peak Priced In? 

Global Liquidity Team
Central Banks around the world continue to raise rates in order to combat elevated inflation and a tight labor market. See our discussion of what happened in May and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Jun 14, 2023  •  3:39 Min

June FOMC Meeting Recap 

Robert Leggett
Robert Leggett, 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  •  May 20, 2023

Are We There Yet? 

Global Liquidity Team
Central banks around the world continue to implement tighter policy but are beginning to discuss potentially slowing down the pace of tightening. See our discussion of what’s happened in April and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  May 15, 2023

Is the Tide Turning? 

Fixed Income Team
After the woes of March, investors were gifted with a relatively mellow month in April. Yet given continued uncertainty, the Fixed Income Team recommends remaining flexible.

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Press Release  •  May 10, 2023

MSIM and Opportunity Finance Network Announce Contribution to Support Affordable Housing 

Global Liquidity Team
Morgan Stanley Investment Management (“MSIM”) and Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) today announced the first contribution related to MSIM’s money market funds Impact Class shares.

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Liquidity Watch  •  May 03, 2023  •  3:08 Min

May FOMC Meeting - Three Minute 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  •  Apr 28, 2023

Powell Doesn’t Flinch as Banks Collapse 

Global Liquidity Team
Central banks increased rates substantially and continue to implement restrictive monetary policy expeditiously as inflation runs above expectations. See our discussion of what happened in March and how our portfolios are positioned.

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Liquidity Watch  •  Apr 18, 2023  •  5:15 Min

Navigating Cash Management Risks and Opportunities in 2023 

Fred McMullen
Fred McMullen, Co-Head of Morgan Stanley Global Liquidity, discusses the unique opportunities and challenges treasury investors face in capturing greater efficiencies in the current environment. Listen now.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  Apr 10, 2023

Reasons to Worry (Or Not Worry) 

Global Fixed Income Team
While the Fixed Income Team does not believe the events of March are a harbinger of a new financial crisis, it does point to weak links in the economy and increased stresses that are likely to unfold in the months ahead.

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