Effectiveness of investments in operating cash. Source: Journal of Corporate Treasury Management. Nov2009, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p43-54. 12p. 2 Diagrams, 7 Graphs. Abstract: The basic financial reason for the corporation is the creation of value. Liquidity management should also donate to the realization of the aim. Many asset management models within the literature assume book profit maximization to be the basic financial purpose. By making this assumption, these models overlook another key purpose: the maximization of business value.
The corporate value creation strategy is performed with a concentrate on risk and uncertainty. Firms hold cash for a number of reasons. Cash balances in a firm can be generally categorized as considered, precautionary, speculative, transactional, and intentional. The first category is a result of the negative side of the chance. Cash is held to hedge against it.
The second category is because the opportunities created by the positive part of the risk. Cash is kept to use the opportunities. The third category is a result of the firm’s operating needs. This paper discusses the partnership between risk and the best way to invest in operating cash. Copyright of Journal of Corporate Treasury Management is the house of Henry Stewart Publications LLP and its own content might not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder’s express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use.
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