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Financial Stability

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ICI, SIFMA, and DTCC Leading Effort to Shorten US Securities Settlement Cycle to T+1, Collaborating ...

A shorter settlement cycle will benefit investors and market participant firms by reducing systemic...
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Comment Letter

ICI Joins Other Trades in Asking IRS for Changes to Draft Forms W-4P and W-4R (pdf)

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ICI Viewpoints

On Closer Look, a Very Different Picture of Funds’ Role in the Commercial Paper Market

New analysis by ICI shows that prime money market funds did not pull back significantly from the...
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ICI Viewpoints

Previous Reform Made Prime Funds Less Resilient This Time Around

Even as the market turmoil triggered by strict government mandates and social distancing due to the...
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ICI Viewpoints

Bond Mutual Fund Outflows: A Measured Investor Response to a Massive Shock

The evidence about what happened to financial markets in March 2020 is still far too mixed and...
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ICI Viewpoints

Growth in Bond Mutual Funds: A Question of Balance

Why have bond mutual funds grown substantially in the past several years? There are two possible...
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ICI Viewpoints

Growth in Bond Mutual Funds: See the Whole Picture

In the past decade, a number of regulators and academics have discussed concerns about the growth in...
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ICI Viewpoints

What’s in a Name, Redux: For Bond Mutual Funds, “Corporate” Matters

Policymakers around the globe are studying the turmoil in March 2020 related to the COVID-19...
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Comment Letter

ICI Files Comment Letter to SEC on Government Securities ATS Proposed Rule and Electronic Corporate ...