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2022 AFP Liquidity Survey

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Underwritten by Invesco

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The 2022 AFP® Liquidity Survey 
reports that the typical organization currently maintains 55 percent of its short-term investments in bank deposits – the highest figure since 2016. Nearly 300 treasury and finance professionals participated in this survey and their
responses form the basis of this report. The survey now in its 17th year, was underwritten by Invesco. 

Other survey highlights:

  • Safety continues to be the most valued short-term investment objective for 63 percent of organizations.
  • A majority of organizations (57 percent) is preparing their portfolios ahead of anticipated federal funds target rate increases.
  • There was a large increase in the share of organizations (25 percent) considering Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Investment parameters in this year’s survey.
  • Twenty-six percent of respondents report that their organizations have plans to prepare operating cash and investment portfolios for their LIBOR end date of June 30, 2023. 
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Press release - Survey: Fifty-Five Percent of Organizations Short-term Investments Maintained in Bank Deposits

Contact pr@afponline.org or call 301.907.2862 for more in-depth information, to read the full report or to arrange an interview with the AFP Research team.

Questions about this subject?

Contact Tom Hunt, AFP's Director of Treasury Services.