BlackRock to Restrict Subscriptions Into Two Euro Money Funds

BlackRock Inc. (BLK) said it restricted new money into two European money-market funds after the European Central bank cut deposit rates to zero.

The BlackRock funds are Institutional Cash Series - Institutional Euro Liquidity Fund and Institutional Cash Series - Institutional Euro Government Liquidity Funds, according to Jessica Greaney, a spokeswoman for the New York-based firm. There are currently no restrictions on redemptions or transfers, Greaney said.

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