Wealth Daily - 03/03/2015
For a good dose of capital preservation, investors have historically turned to Treasury securities.
T-bills, notes, bonds, and bond funds offer investors the stability they want from their investments, if not the returns they need to stay ahead of inflation.
Take 10-year Treasury notes, where rates of return stood just north of 2% in recent years and are heading down to 1.70% in...
Philstar.com - 03/02/2015
MANILA, Philippines - The government's Treasury bill sale drew strong demand yesterday, reflecting investors' preference for short-dated debt securities.
During yesterday's regular weekly auction, the Bureau of the Treasury raised P20 billion in fresh funds as banks snapped up safe haven debt instruments.
The 91-day paper...
INQUIRER - 03/02/2015
The Bureau of the Treasury on Monday made a full award of P20 billion in treasury bills to quench investors' appetite for short-term debt paper.
The tenders for the bills totaled P60.89 billion, making the auction oversubscribed by more than thrice.
For the 91-day bills, P8 billion were sold at an average rate of 1.397 percent, 14.4 basis...
Irish Examiner.com - 02/26/2015
Europe's money market funds will not have to hold costly capital to shield them from financial shocks following a vote by MEPs to soften proposed new rules for the...
DailyNews - 02/26/2015
DESPITE falling yield rates, the short term government papers continued to be impressive to investors thus recording oversubscriptions.
According to the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) auction summary, yield rates across all tenors declined significantly but did not discourage investors to scramble for the investment...
4-Traders - 02/26/2015
The Economic Affairs Committee in the European Parliament this morning adopted new rules for Europe's trillion euro money market funds industry, aimed at avoiding investor runs in a crisis.
The Commission proposal included a controversial capital buffer on the CNAV MMF. It was clear that a capital buffer would have killed the CNAV industry. ALDE helped to ensure we have no capital...
Reuters - 02/26/2015
LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's money market funds will not have to hold costly capital to shield them from financial shocks following a vote by European Union lawmakers to soften proposed new rules for the trillion-euro industry.
The new regulations are designed to ensure stability in money market funds, which are used by companies and investors to park cash for short periods. The funds...
Go Banking Rates - 02/25/2015
24-Month CD Rates Today: Ascend Federal Credit Union at 0.75% APY
Getting serious about saving money takes an account with an interest rate that takes your goals seriously.
Greece Greek Reporter - 02/24/2015
The Public Debt Management Agency and the Labor Ministry have asked security funds to buy government repos in order to avoid potential liquidity problems.
According to an Eleftheros Typos newspaper report, the PDMA and the Labor Ministry have asked 15 security...
The Times of India - 02/23/2015
In India, most first-time investors in mutual funds are introduced to the sector through the equity fund route, which is relatively risky compared to debt funds. However, logically these investors should first invest in debt funds, that too in liquid funds which give slightly better returns than savings bank rates.
After they get a taste of liquid funds and understand the advantages...