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Market  •  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.

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.

Market  •  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.

Market  •  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.

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.

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.

Frequently Asked Questions  •  13-Feb-2019

European Money Market Fund Reform: MSLF Euro Liquidity Fund 

Global Liquidity Team
The Global Liquidity team answers frequently asked questions pertaining to the MSLF Euro Liquidity Fund and European Money Market Fund Reform.

Sustainability Council  •  14-Jan-2019

About the Investment Management Sustainability Council 

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.

Market Outlook  •  20-Dec-2018

2019 – To Neutral and Beyond? 

Global Liquidity Team
As we look ahead to the new year, the key question for liquidity investors is what is the Federal Reserve’s neutral rate. This inferred rate will likely determine the path of interest rates in 2019 and beyond, as the Fed shifts their policy towards managing around neutral.

Market Insights  •  30-Nov-2018

Market Volatility Continues Leading up to Rate Hike 

Global Liquidity Team
The month of November was another turbulent month in the markets, with continued volatility and uncertainty around future Fed rate hikes and global growth as 2019 approaches.

Market Insights  •  30-Oct-2018

Fed Remains on Track for December Rate Hike Despite Increased Volatility 

Global Liquidity Team
In October, the markets experienced heightened volatility amid continued geopolitical uncertainty, particularly leading into the U.S. midterm elections.


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