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Treasury&Risk: MMF Opportunity in Volatile Markets

The impact of FOMC rate reductions on money-market fund yields is delayed compared with the federal funds rate; as a result, some companies are moving assets away from lower-yielding bank products into MMFs. By Sebastian Ramos, EVP Global Trading & Products, ICD The U.S. Federal Reserve cut its short-term benchmark rate by 50  ...

2020-03-13T12:00:16-06:00March 13th, 2020|

TMI Awards 2019: Celebrating the Winners

SPEAKERS Karl Adams, Senior Director, ICD Adrien Dumont, Product Manager, Solution Management, BELLIN Thomas Eberle, CCM Sales - Europe, Deutsche Bank Xavier Gallant, Co-Head of Corporate Rates, FX and Local Markets Sales EMEA, BNP Paribas Philippe Gelis, CEO, Kantox Toshiaki Ichida, General Manager, Treasury, Ocean Network Express Michael Juen, Chief Customer Officer, BELLIN Tracy  ...

2020-03-12T10:45:16-06:00March 12th, 2020|

Crane Data: Donahue Says No Negative Yields; New Aviva USD Liquidity; ICD Growth

Finally, another release, "Corporate Assets in Money Market Funds Grew 38% Y/​Y in 2019 on ICD Portal," states, "ICD, corporate treasury'​s trusted independent portal provider of money market funds and other short-​term investments, closed 2019 with its strongest quarter ever, ending the year with 24% revenue growth. The Q4 average daily balance of corporate  ...

2020-03-12T10:42:31-06:00March 12th, 2020|

Corporate Assets in Money Market Funds Grew 38% Y/Y in 2019 on ICD Portal – ICD Posts Strongest Revenue Quarter Ever, Closing Q4 2019 with 24% Y/Y Growth

San Francisco – March 5, 2020 - ICD, corporate treasury’s trusted independent portal provider of money market funds and other short-term investments, closed 2019 with its strongest quarter ever, ending the year with 24% revenue growth. The Q4 average daily balance of corporate treasury investments on ICD Portal grew 38% year-over-year, outpacing the market’s  ...

2020-03-04T13:23:03-07:00March 5th, 2020|

Crane Data: Federated’​s Cunningham on Coronavirus; ICD Hosts Another ESG Webinar

In other news, online money fund portal ICD recently hosted a webinar, "ESG for Short Term Investing: ESG Data & Decision-​Making," which featured `​ICD Portal'​s Sebastian Ramos, SSGA'​s Will Goldthwait and Fitch Ratings' Alastair Sewell. Ramos explains, "​We'​ve observed with much interest the evolution of ESG investing in the cash space over the last few years. What began as a limited number of  ...

2020-07-22T10:54:46-06:00February 29th, 2020|

Crane Data: Fitch Ratings, ICD Host Webinars on ESG Money Funds, Cash Investing

Both fund ratings firm Fitch Ratings and online money fund trading portal Institutional Cash Distributors (​ICD) hosted webinars on ESG, or environmental, social, governance, money funds and cash investing. The former'​s event, "ESG in Money Market Funds," featured Fitch'​s Alastair Sewell and SSGA'​s Will Goldthwait, while the latter'​s, "ESG for Short Term Investing: What Matters Counts," featured Justin Brimfield of ICD and Bob Smith of SAGE. The  ...

2020-07-22T10:56:04-06:00February 6th, 2020|

Crane: Corporate Cash Still King at AFP’19 in Boston; MMF Assets Jump Again

Oct 25, 19 Money fund providers and corporate cash managers gathered in Boston earlier this week for AFP 2019, the Association for Financial Professionals' Annual Conference. Perennial topics like safety, liquidity and yield, along with recent market events, were discussed, as well as a new dose of technology, portals and ESG. We briefly quote from a couple of the  ...

2019-12-11T08:12:45-07:00October 25th, 2019|

TMI: Money Market Fund Makeover Innovation in Short-Term Investments

By Eleanor Hill, Editor The doom-mongering around money market fund regulation has now stopped. Instead, talk has moved on to low interest rates, credit quality, digital investment channels, and the rise of environmental, social and governance investment criteria. Treasurers are also exploring different short-term investment options, such as separately managed accounts, and their curiosity  ...

2019-12-11T08:17:04-07:00August 23rd, 2019|

Treasury Today Adam Smith Awards 2019

July 2019 Cisco hails novel automated solution for unsecured manual settlement processes The Challenge As a treasury technology leader, Cisco was looking to streamline its day-to-day investing processes. The settlement process for money market fund trades required multiple signatures, faxes to the custodian and manual entry of the transaction details. Multiple parties would touch and  ...

2019-12-11T08:42:01-07:00July 19th, 2019|

ICD 2018 Growth

(04/01/19) ICD Achieves 28% Asset Growth in 2018, Widening Position as Largest Independent Trading and Investment Risk Management Provider in the World Client Growth, Exemplary Retention and Increased Asset Investment Fuel Global Growth San Francisco, April 1, 2019/PRNewswire/ -- ICD, the leading independent trading and investment risk management platform, today announced 28% growth in  ...

2019-12-11T08:51:05-07:00April 1st, 2019|