WHAT IS A MONEY MARKET FUND?

Money market funds are mutual funds which invest in short-term money market instruments. They allow investors to benefit from a diversified pool of assets, professional credit analysis capability and pooled liquidity.

MMF Overview

Money market funds are mutual funds which invest in short-term money market instruments. They allow investors to benefit from a diversified pool of assets, professional credit analysis capability and pooled liquidity.

Brief overview of MMFs

MMF Industry

IMMFA represents the large majority of constant net asset value (CNAV) money market fund providers. Their funds make up approximately half of the MMF assets under management in Europe. The balance is comprised of variable net asset value (VNAV) funds.

Learn about the MMF industry

MMF Ratings

Money market funds have preservation of capital and liquidity as their primary objectives. The ratings process methodically identifies, assesses and weighs each fund in terms of its ability to deliver on these objectives. 

MMF Ratings

Benefits to Investors

Money market funds offer several advantages to investors: diversification across a wide range of credits, outsourcing of credit analysis to a professional team and same day or next day liquidity with no redemption penalties.

Benefits to Investors

Selecting Your Fund

As you consider investing in a money market fund, it is important to identify which ones are aligned to your needs.

Selecting your fund

Glossary

A guide to some of the more frequently used acronyms and industry terms

Glossary