Insights

 
 
Market Insights
The Fed Remains on Track to Raise Rates in September
Global Liquidity Team
In Aug, the Fed indicated it was ready to raise interest rates at its Sept meeting. The BoE raised interest rates by 25 bps, and the ECB remained on track to end its bond purchase program by the end of this year.
Regulatory
European Money Market Fund Reform Transition Plan Announcement
Global Liquidity Team
Morgan Stanley is pleased to announce its money market fund product range in response to the new European Union money market fund regulations.
 
 
 
 

Market Insights

The Fed Remains on Track to Raise Rates in September 

Aug 31, 2018 

In August, the Fed indicated it was ready to raise interest rates at its September meeting. The BoE raised interest rates by 25 basis points, and the ECB remained on track to end its bond purchase program by the end of this year.
 
View PDF

 

Market Insights

Rates Remain Steady Amid Trade Concerns 

Jul 31, 2018 

In July, the ECB and the FOMC kept interest rates steady amid increased global concerns around tariffs and trade wars.
 
View PDF

 

Sustainability Council

About the Investment Management Sustainable Investing Council 

Jul 11, 2018 

The IM Sustainable Investing 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.
 
Read More

 

Market Insights

FOMC Increases Interest Rates by 0.25% 

Jun 30, 2018 

In June, the markets were largely driven by the FOMC‘s meeting. The FOMC unanimously voted to increase interest rates by 25 basis points to a target range of 1.75%-2.00%.
 
View PDF

 

Regulatory

European Money Market Fund Reform Transition Plan Announcement 

Jun 30, 2018 

Morgan Stanley is pleased to announce its money market fund product range in response to the new European Union money market fund regulations.
 
View PDF

 

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.
 
Read More

 

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.
 
View PDF

 

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.
 
View PDF

 

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.
 
View PDF

 

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.
 
View PDF

 

Please be aware that liquidity instruments may be subject to certain additional risks. Fixed-income securities are subject to the ability of an issuer to make timely principal and interest payments (credit risk), changes in interest rates (interest-rate risk), the creditworthiness of the issuer and general market liquidity (market risk). In a rising interest-rate environment, bond prices may fall. In a declining interest-rate environment, the portfolio may generate less income.

It is important that users read the Terms of Use before proceeding as it explains certain legal and regulatory restrictions applicable to the dissemination of information pertaining to Morgan Stanley Investment Management's investment products.

The services described on this website may not be available in all jurisdictions or to all persons. For further details, please see our Terms of Use.


Privacy & Cookies    •    Terms of Use

©  Morgan Stanley. All rights reserved.