Highest-Yielding Money Market Funds ranked by 7-Day yield ( as of Jan. 16, 2022 )
Institutional Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
UBS Select ESG Prime Preferred Fund (SSPXX) 0.10
DWS ESG Liquidity Inst (ESGXX) 0.09
Western Asset Prem Inst Liq Res Cap (WAAXX) 0.08
JPMorgan Prime MM Capital (CJPXX) 0.07
State Street ESG Liq Reserve Prem (ELRXX) 0.07
Retail Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
Fidelity Inv MM: MM Port Inst (FNSXX) 0.05
Allspring MMF Prime (WMPXX) 0.04
JPMorgan Liquid Assets Capit (CJLXX) 0.04
Schwab Value Adv MF Inv (SWVXX) 0.03
UBS Prime Preferred Fund (UPPXX) 0.03
Tax Exempt Money Funds 7-Day Yield%
JPMorgan Municipal MM Inst (IJMXX) 0.02
Federated Hermes Muni Obligs WS (MOFXX) 0.01
Fidelity Inv MM: Tax Exempt I (FTCXX) 0.01
Invesco Tax-Free Cash Res Inst (TFPXX) 0.01
BlackRock Lq MuniFund I (MFTXX) 0.01

Money Market News


Crane Data's latest MFI International shows that assets in European or "offshore" money market mutual funds decreased over the past month to $1.066 trillion, after hitting a record high of $1.101 trillion the prior month. These U.S.-style money funds, domiciled in Ireland or Luxembourg but denominated in US Dollars, Pound Sterling and Euros, decreased by $33.5 billion over the 30 days through 1/13. They're up $2.8 billion (0.3%) year-to-date. Offshore US Dollar money funds are down $8.9 billion over the last 30 days and are down $2.5 billion YTD to $532.0 billion. Euro funds dropped E10.0 billion over the past month. YTD they're down E2.7 billion to E155.6 billion. GBP money funds decreased L9.2 billion over 30 days; they are up by L6.2 billion YTD to L253.3B. U.S. Dollar (USD) money funds (190) account for half (46.7%) of the "European" money fund total, while Euro (EUR) money funds (94) make up 23.1% and Pound Sterling (GBP) funds (123) total 30.2%. We summarize our latest "offshore" money fund statistics and our Money Fund Intelligence International Portfolio Holdings (which went out to subscribers Friday), below. (Note: Please join us for our Money Fund University Online ($250), which takes place online from 1-4pm EST on January 20 and 21. MFU is a "basic training" course in the money markets that includes access to handouts and a number of pre-recorded sessions. Crane Data Subscribers and MFU Attendees may access conference materials and recordings via our "Money Fund University 2022 Download Center.")


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MFI PDF January 2022 Issue

Largest Money Fund Managers

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The January 2022 issue of Money Fund Intelligence features: "Highlights of '21: Assets Still Going, Waivers, Reg Debate," which discusses the surprisingly positive year for money market mutual funds; "SEC Proposes MMF Reforms, Trades Gates for Swing Pricing," which reviews the latest potential rule changes for MMFs; and, "Top Money Funds of 2021; 13th Annual MFI Awards," which examines the best performing money funds of the past year.

Each monthly issue of Money Fund Intelligence features news, performance information and rankings on money market mutual funds. Statistics include: assets, weighted average maturity, weighted average life, expense ratio, 7-day yield, 30-day yield, 1-year, 3-yr, 5-yr, 10-yr, and since inception return, as well as 7- and 30-day gross yields. MFI also contains tables of the top-yielding and the largest money funds, and our benchmark Crane Money Fund Indexes.

Subscriptions are $500 a year, and include online access to archived issues and additional features. Bulk discounts and site licenses are available. Write info@cranedata.com or call 1-508-439-4419 to subscribe or to request more information.

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The table below is excerpted from our monthly spreadsheet product, Money Fund Intelligence XLS. It shows the largest money market mutual fund managers as of December 31, 2021. (MFI XLS contains percentile rankings, fund family rankings, MNAVs, WLA, portfolio composition, and more).

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Crane Data publishes Money Fund Intelligence, Money Fund Intelligence XLS, Money Fund Wisdom, the Crane Money Fund Indexes, and a series of products tracking money markets, mutual funds and cash investments. We also produce conferences, including Crane's Money Fund Symposium. For more information and samples, e-mail info@cranedata.com or call us at 1-508-439-4419.


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Dec 28
SEC Names Birdthistle DIM Director

A press release tells us, "The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the appointment of William A. Birdthistle, currently a professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law, as Director of the Division of Investment Management. The Division oversees regulatory policy for investment advisers and investment companies, including mutual funds."

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Dec 15
S&​P Global Seeks Fund Analysts

S&P Global Fund Ratings is seeking a Ratings Analyst and an Associate Director. Click on the links above or contact Guyna Johnson for more information.

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Dec 08
Cooley Joins HSBC GAM

Don Cooley has started as the new Head of US FIG Liquidity Sales at HSBC Global Asset Management (USA). Cooley was formerly with SSGA.

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Money Fund University Now Online

Please join us for our next live event, Money Fund University, which will take place in virtually the afternoons of January 20-21, 2022. MFU is our "basic training" conference and is now just $250 to attend (We cancelled the live event in Boston due to virus concerns but are now doing MFU online.) Also, mark your calendars for our next Bond Fund Symposium in Newport Beach, Calif. (March 28-29, 2022), our next Money Fund Symposium in Minneapolis, Minn. (June 20-22, 2022), and our next European Money Fund Symposium in Paris, France (Sept. 27-28, 2022). Let us know if you'd like more information about any of our shows, and we hope to see you back out on the road soon! Note that the recordings and materials are available to Crane Data subscribers at the bottom of our "Content" page.