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LIQUIDITY INSIGHTS: DEFINING CASH FOR AUSTRALIAN INVESTORS
The definition of cash, while ostensibly straightforward – banknotes and coins – becomes increasingly challenging when the demands for higher returns counteracts the obligation to ensure adequate liquidity and the commitment to avoid losses.
As memories of the liquidity stress and market dislocation triggered by the global financial crisis faded, the range of financial instruments deemed acceptable in Australian cash products broadened dramatically. This was also a time when investors grappled with the challenges of outperforming attractive headline retail bank deposit rates.
Defining which instruments are truly cash equivalents is one of the most difficult tasks for modern corporate treasurers.
After a prolonged record low, forwards market now see a 50/50 chance of a cut in the overnight cash rate during 2019. However, a weaker housing market and softer consumer demand lower the probability of a RBA’s rate hike. What can investors expect?