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Reducing the Poor's Investment Risk: Introducing Bearer Money Market Mutual Shares

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The article proposes the creation of a new type of financial instrument, bearer money market mutual fund shares, designed to appeal to savers in less developed countries by protecting them from exchange rate risk.

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  • Wright, Robert, 2009. "Reducing the Poor's Investment Risk: Introducing Bearer Money Market Mutual Shares," Journal of Financial Transformation, Capco Institute, vol. 25, pages 12-14.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:jofitr:0829
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    Keywords

    microfinance; financial innovation; bearer mutual shares; exchange rate risk; money;

    JEL classification:

    • F31 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Exchange
    • G11 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions
    • G15 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - International Financial Markets
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages
    • O10 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - General

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