On Friday, came into effect important changes regarding the operating money-market funds. This segment of the volume of $ 2.65 trillion - by AMarkets materials.
Money-market funds - funds of mutual investments, which are invested mainly in short-term assets - US treasuries and short-term corporate bonds for a period less than a year. These funds investors considered safe environment, but with a very low yield of the portfolio. The net asset value [(market value of all equity funds - funds liabilities) / number of issued shares] is something around $ 1, but not below. Only three funds, if considered since 2008, fell below the mark of $ 1 on the NAV indicator. The authorities, in order to prevent the drawdown index lower dollar industry as a whole, adjusted the legal aspects. In particular, money-funds can no longer buy the tools for a period expiration less than 60 days. Rating criteria (performance criteria), too, have been raised. As a result of innovations, investors have begun to actively withdraw money from money-funds. Since the summer of this year, more than $ 500 billion have been invested in money-funds - data Deutsche Bank. But over the last few weeks of the funds flowed $ 60 billion. The trend will only increase. Now the volume of the sector is less than $ 500 billion.
Schedule - capital outflows from money-funds: