Daniel Farrell

Director, International Short Duration Fixed Income, Northern Trust Asset Management

Articles

Reasons to Be Cheerful: Treasury Short-Term Investments in 2023

This year has thrown severe challenges and a few opportunities at corporate treasurers and their short-term investment portfolios. Regulatory and market changes are two vital areas to pay attention to in 2023.

Relative Normality On Horizon — But Divergent Monetary Policy Pathways Likely

Exclusive insight for TMI subscribers! Northern Trust Asset Management share a monthly market commentary for treasurers.

UK Autumn Statement Restores Confidence in Sterling

Exclusive insight for TMI subscribers! Northern Trust Asset Management share a monthly market commentary for treasurers.

ECB’s Targeted TLTRO Tweaks Set to Drain Excess Market Liquidity

Exclusive insight for TMI subscribers! Northern Trust Asset Management share a monthly market commentary for treasurers.

UK Gilts Send Markets Spiralling Following Truss Financial Package Announcement

Exclusive insight for TMI subscribers! Northern Trust Asset Management share a monthly market commentary for treasurers.

Ready to Trust: Are Crypto Assets Right for Treasury?

For those who believe crypto assets are too volatile and cannot be used by treasury, it’s worth knowing that they are not all the same.

Cash Segmentation, Diversification and Classification

Cash segmentation, where treasurers split their cash into operational, reserve, and strategic buckets and invest accordingly, has been a valuable strategy during the perpetual low interest rate environment. It has...

The Importance of Liquidity

For treasurers, the pandemic and the low interest rate environment have brought the importance of liquidity in short-term investments to the front of their minds. Perpetually low rates have led to some treasurers...

ECB, Fed and BoE Hawks Ponder Higher Rate Hikes

Exclusive insight for TMI subscribers! Northern Trust Asset Management share a monthly market commentary for treasurers.

ECB Ends Negative Interest Rate Era with a Bang

Exclusive insight for TMI subscribers! Northern Trust Asset Management share a monthly market commentary for treasurers.

Central Banks Continue to Tighten Policy, But Dark Clouds Loom

Exclusive insight for TMI subscribers! Northern Trust Asset Management share a monthly market commentary for treasurers.

£15 Billion Stimulus Pumped into UK Economy to Ward Off Recession Fears

Exclusive insight for TMI subscribers! Northern Trust Asset Management share a monthly market commentary for treasurers.

Expectation-Beating Inflation Prints Ratchet Up Pressure on Monetary Policy

Exclusive insight for TMI subscribers! Northern Trust Asset Management share expert monthly market commentary.

Lift Off for Fed Rate Rises

Northern Trust Asset Management Monthly Market Commentary – Exclusive Insight for TMI Subscribers

Monetary Policy Continues to Drive Markets as Ukraine Invasion Weighs on March Meetings

Northern Trust Asset Management Monthly Market Commentary – Exclusive Insight for TMI Subscribers

Powell’s Hawkish Comments Drive Market to Price In Five Hikes

Northern Trust Asset Management Monthly Market Commentary for February 2022 – Exclusive Insight for TMI Subscribers

Bank of England Surprises Investors with December Rate Hike

Northern Trust Asset Management Monthly Market Commentary for December 2021 – Exclusive Insight for TMI Subscribers

Finding Value for Corporate Cash: Short-term Investments Under the Microscope

Low interest rates, the pandemic, and potential regulation have put pressure on the investment instruments that treasurers rely on for cash management.

Markets Scale Back Rate Rise Expectations in Reaction to Omicron Variant

Northern Trust Asset Management Monthly Market Commentary for November 2021 – Exclusive Insight for TMI Subscribers

Hawkish Shift by Bank of England Triggers Significant Market Repricing

Northern Trust Asset Management Monthly Market Commentary for October 2021 – Exclusive Insight for TMI Subscribers

BoE Risks Long-term Growth With Multiple Rate Hike Expectations

Northern Trust Asset Management Monthly Market Commentary for September 2021 - Exclusive Insight for TMI Subscribers

Markets Pause for Breath as Diverging Central Bank Approaches Continue

Northern Trust Asset Management Monthly Market Commentary for August 2021 - Exclusive Insight for TMI Subscribers

Looking Beyond Traditional Cash Instruments to Increase Yield
Looking Beyond Traditional Cash Instruments to Increase Yield

Daniel Farrell (Northern Trust Asset Management) discusses how cash segmentation offers an alternative option for treasurers seeking to efficiently manage their cash and enhance those much sought after returns.

How Cash Segmentation Can Enhance Short-Term Investment Prospects for Treasurers

Yield has been an issue for the short-term cash investments of treasurers, as poor rates and tightening regulation have dramatically lowered the performance ceiling of traditional investment instruments. A recent TMI and Northern Trust Asset Management webinar...

New ECB Framework Shows Rate Hikes Not on the Cards

Northern Trust Asset Management Monthly Market Commentary for July 2021 – Exclusive Insight for TMI Subscribers Eurozone Market Update At its monetary policy meeting, the European Central Bank left its main policy measures unchanged and reiterated their...

Surprise Fed Outlook Shouldn’t Spook Thinking on Rate Hikes

Northern Trust Asset Management Monthly Market Commentary for June 2021 Eurozone Market Update The vaccine rollout in the EU continues to progress well after the slow start. At the end of June, 59% of adults have had at least one dose and 36% were fully vaccinated. The...

Dollar Excess Drives Spike in Fed Reverse Repo Facility Demand

Northern Trust Asset Management Monthly Market Commentary for May 2021 Eurozone Market Update The European Union’s vaccine rollout is progressing well, with around 46% of the adult population receiving at least one dose. Measures to reopen tourism are being discussed...

Easing Lockdowns Spark Economic Data Optimism

Northern Trust Asset Management Monthly Market Commentary for April 2021 Eurozone Market Update As anticipated, the ECB Governing Council made no changes to its monetary policy. The ECB reiterated that purchases under...

Divergence Between Central Banks as ECB Takes Action

Northern Trust Asset Management Monthly Market Commentary for March 2021 Eurozone Market Update As expected, the ECB announced no policy changes in March – the meeting concentrated on long end rate moves. The ECB...

Drowning in Dollars: Can Markets Stay Afloat?

Northern Trust Asset Management Monthly Market Commentary for February 2021 Eurozone Market Update Euro markets saw a relatively mundane month with the front end remaining anchored, as investor outflows across the...