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easy to convert to cash describes an asset that is easily converted to cash

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  • The Liquidity Factor


    The reforms will also put the two systems of banking on equal terms in the two critical areas of liquidity and capital structures. However, to take full advantage of these opportunities the Islamic sector will also have to adopt other measures, including the development of standardized international products through organizations such as the recently established International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation (IILM).
    By Brandon Davies

  • Navigating a Liquidity Crisis Effectively

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    A company’s liquidity is its ability to quickly pay off its short-term debts as they fall due, and still have enough cash to keep operating. Liquidity crises can be broadly split into company-specific crises, and those driven by external factors—by market or general economic changes. In both cases
    By Klaus Kremers

  • Measuring Liquidity


    This checklist outlines the ways liquidity is measured.

  • How Taxation Impacts on Liquidity Management

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    Efficient liquidity management for an international group involves making best use of the cash resources existing or being required or generated across the group.
    By Martin O’Donovan


Definitions of ’liquid’ and meaning of ’liquid’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’liquid’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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