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LIQUIDITY ASSETS
UNDER MANAGEMENT*
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LIQUIDITY SOLUTIONS

*As of December 31, 2021. Source: NTAM Finance.

Liquidity Link Newsletter

Latest News & Insights Across Global Liquidity Markets

Northern Trust Asset Management welcomes you to the full Liquidity Link Newsletter, our monthly publication offering timely updates on the UK, Eurozone and US markets – along with the latest:

– Videos
– Webinars
– Thought leadership (including blogs, articles and case studies)

An Inconvenient Truth: SEC MMF Proposals Disappoint as Treasurers Not Compensated for the Risks They Take

Peter Yi, NTAM, met with TMI for a wide-ranging Q&A, exploring the impacts new MMF regulatory proposals may have on both issuers and treasurers, what other options the SEC should…

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More Market Insights

The Fed’s Trillion Dollar Recession Question

The Fed’s big rate hike last week triggers the question of whether the Fed’s inflation fight will cause a recession.

Stumbling Stocks Prompt New Questions for Investors

Inflation, an aggressive Fed and lockdowns in China are nothing new. But they’ve sparked new questions for investors.

Investment Strategy Commentary: Yield Curve Inversions

The yield curve inverting has cast a cloud over investors – but does the immediate forecast hold rain?

Investment Perspective: Rate Angst

Rising rates badly burned the bond market – and wartime, Covid and inflationary pressures mean plenty of salt to add to the wound.

Navigating Rising Rates, War and Inflation

A flailing bond market amid ongoing geopolitical chaos has tightened investor focus on the potential impact to growth.

Quarterly Report: The War to End All Wars

The first quarter of 2022 brought violence that rocked communities and markets internationally. We look at what aftershocks may still be yet to come.

A Time for Humility Among Bond Investors

Co-Head of Fixed Income Colin Robertson analyses what the first quarter held for bond investors – and what may be to come.

What the Fed’s Inflation Fight Means for Investors

The Federal Reserve commenced what may evolve into an aggressive attack on inflation, starting last week with the first rate hike since 2018.

Investment Perspective: Less Growth, More Inflation

With no end to Russia’s attack on Ukraine in sight, energy and agriculture are feeling the strain.

Positioning for Less Growth and More Inflation

The war in Ukraine has triggered global economic and investment risks. Chief Investment Strategist Jim McDonald, CFA, explains what these risks mean for investors.

Economic, Inflationary and Market Fallout Intensifies on Russian Invasion

Investors should expect economic growth to slow, fewer central bank rate hikes, persistent inflation and market volatility.

Fallout of Russian Invasion Intensifies

Chief Investment Strategist for EMEA and APAC Wouter Sturkenboom, CFA, examines how Russia’s attack on Ukraine affects the global outlook.

Volatility Update Webinar: Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Amid a backdrop of spiking inflation and impending rate hikes, the fierce escalation of the Russia-Ukraine conflict has intensified market volatility and uncertainty for the global economy.

Investment Perspective: Volatility Returns

Uncertainty is in the spotlight, and it’s brought an unwelcome friend – volatility. Find out what that means for our outlook.

Investment Strategy Commentary: Geopolitics

As tensions between Russia and Ukraine mount, so too does market volatility.

Positioning for Inflation

Chief Investment Strategist Jim McDonald discusses the inflation outlook, which asset classes have performed well during inflationary periods, and how we’re positioned.

The Fed’s 2022 Pivot: How Soon, How Fast

Volatility struck the bond market in late January 2022, after hawkish comments from the Fed.

Fixed Income Update: Fourth Quarter 2021

Inflation, central bank policy and the yield curve remain prominent in bond investors’ minds despite the persistence of Covid-19.

£15 Billion Stimulus Pumped into UK Economy to Ward Off Recession Fears

Exclusive insight for TMI subscribers!
Northern Trust Asset Management share a monthly commentary for treasurers on Eurozone, UK and US markets.

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Articles

Cash & Liquidity Management
£15 Billion Stimulus Pumped into UK Economy to Ward Off Recession Fears

Exclusive insight for TMI subscribers! Northern Trust Asset Management share a monthly market commentary for treasurers.

Cash & Liquidity Management
Expectation-Beating Inflation Prints Ratchet Up Pressure on Monetary Policy

Exclusive insight for TMI subscribers! Northern Trust Asset Management share expert monthly market commentary.

Cash & Liquidity Management
An Inconvenient Truth: SEC MMF Proposals Disappoint as Treasurers Not Compensated for the Risks They Take

Peter Yi, NTAM, met with TMI for a wide-ranging Q&A, exploring the impacts new MMF regulatory proposals may have on both issuers and treasurers, what other options the SEC should consider, and where innovation in the cash investment space is heading.

Cash & Liquidity Management
Lift Off for Fed Rate Rises

Northern Trust Asset Management Monthly Market Commentary – Exclusive Insight for TMI Subscribers

Cash & Liquidity Management
Feeling the Squeeze

Corporate treasurers are starting to feel the heat in their cash management policies as heightened inflation levels persist.

Cash & Liquidity Management
Monetary Policy Continues to Drive Markets as Ukraine Invasion Weighs on March Meetings

Northern Trust Asset Management Monthly Market Commentary – Exclusive Insight for TMI Subscribers

Cash & Liquidity Management
How Treasurers Can Navigate Cash Markets in 2022

Daniel Farrell (Northern Trust Asset Management) and James Douglas (Rabobank) consider how market trends may evolve in the year ahead and what this could signal for treasurers.

Cash & Liquidity Management
Powell’s Hawkish Comments Drive Market to Price In Five Hikes

Northern Trust Asset Management Monthly Market Commentary for February 2022 – Exclusive Insight for TMI Subscribers

Cash & Liquidity Management
Bank of England Surprises Investors with December Rate Hike

Northern Trust Asset Management Monthly Market Commentary for December 2021 – Exclusive Insight for TMI Subscribers

Cash & Liquidity Management
Finding Value for Corporate Cash: Short-term Investments Under the Microscope

Low interest rates, the pandemic, and potential regulation have put pressure on the investment instruments that treasurers rely on for cash management.

Podcasts

Cash & Liquidity Management
£15 Billion Stimulus Pumped into UK Economy to Ward Off Recession Fears

Welcome to the latest edition of Liquidity Link Live, your exclusive market analysis provided by Northern Trust Asset Management, one of the world’s largest cash managers. Tune in each month to discover the very latest insights on the UK, Eurozone and US markets. This edition was recorded on the 7th June 2022.

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Cash & Liquidity Management
Expectation-Beating Inflation Prints Ratchet Up Pressure on Monetary Policy

Welcome to the third edition of Liquidity Link Live, your exclusive market analysis provided by Northern Trust Asset Management, one of the world’s largest cash managers. Tune in each month to discover the very latest insights on the UK, Eurozone and US markets. This edition was recorded on the 9th May 2022.

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Cash & Liquidity Management
Lift Off for Fed Rate Rises

Welcome to the latest edition of Liquidity Link Live, your exclusive market analysis provided by Northern Trust Asset Management, one of the world’s largest cash managers. Tune in each month to discover the very latest insights on the UK, Eurozone and US markets….

Cash & Liquidity Management
Monetary Policy Continues to Drive Markets as Ukraine Invasion Weighs on March Meetings

Welcome to the second edition of Liquidity Link Live, your exclusive market analysis provided by Northern Trust Asset Management, one of the world’s largest cash managers. Tune in each month to discover the very latest insights on the UK, Eurozone and US markets….

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Cash & Liquidity Management
How Treasurers Can Navigate Cash Markets in 2022

In partnership with Northern Trust Asset Management This video is a recording of a live event that took place on Thursday 2nd December 2021 Treasurers have struggled this year through low or even negative returns while facing concerns over rising inflation. Will 2022 be any different?

Cash & Liquidity Management
A Cash Segmentation Treasury Masterclass

In partnership with Northern Trust Asset Management This video is a recording of a live event that took place on Tuesday 6 July 2021. With the ongoing low interest-rate environment and increasing regulatory change, it’s more important than ever for treasurers to think outside of the box when it comes to cash.

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