DENVER (PRWEB) October 5, 2006
CacheMatrix Holdings, LLC, a leading provider of institutional money market fund trading technology to banks, today issued a white paper on the impact that an institutional money market fund yield of greater than five percent – and the potential for flattening rates – has on corporate treasurers and bank professionals serving the corporate market.
The paper, entitled, “The Five Percent Threshold: Rising Money Fund Yields and Their Impact on Corporate Treasurers and Banks,” was written by CacheMatrix Founder and CEO George Hagerman. It provides details on expanding cash positions at corporations and the increasing adoption by corporate treasurers of new technologies – including money fund portals – that are designed to streamline and automate cash management.
“Industry research shows that macroeconomic trends and technological developments are driving rapid change in the institutional banking business,” said Hagerman. “Corporate treasurers – particularly at large corporations – are adopting new technologies to research, trade and monitor their money fund investments at a rate that is almost unprecedented.”
The report looks at the growing volume of research and survey data on corporate treasurers and their investing strategies. Among the key data points culled from the research:
- Treasury Strategies, Inc., released survey data in June 2006 showing that corporate cash and short-term investments in the U.S. continued to grow in 2006, surging 7.5 percent to $5.4 trillion.
- The Association of Financial Professionals (AFP) first annual AFP Liquidity Survey found that cash balances at U.S. corporations and businesses reached historically high levels earlier this year, and that most treasurers expected cash positions to maintain their cash positions throughout the year.
- The AFP Survey also found that nearly a quarter of organizations surveyed use a portal to execute at least a portion of their short-term investment transactions, with one third of large companies embracing portal technology.
“The Five Percent Threshold: Rising Money Fund Yields and Their Impact on Corporate Treasurers and Banks,” call CacheMatrix at (877) 564-0225, or online at http://www.cachematrix.com/CacheMatrix/news.htm
About CacheMatrix Holdings, LLC
CacheMatrix provides a turnkey portal technology enabling banks and other financial services firms to offer its corporate treasury clients one-stop access traders a choice of institutional money market funds and a convenient, single-source platform for managing them, including access to comprehensive analysis, online trading, and account management. For more information, visit http://www.cachematrix.com.
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