Jan 9 Goldman Sachs Group Inc said it
will disclose the values of its money-market mutual funds on a
daily basis rather than monthly, to satisfy investor call for
The change is a major shift in an industry that has for
years battled regulators over plans to tighten rules governing
price disclosures, the types of assets funds can hold and the
ways funds can return money to investors in the event of a
"We believe that more frequent disclosure and greater
transparency will benefit investors. This will have no impact to
how fund shareholders transact or the way the funds are
managed," James McNamara, president of Goldman Sachs Mutual
Funds, said in a statement.
The bank will disclose the previous day's net asset value
(NAV) of its three U.S. commercial paper funds daily, starting
It will begin disclosing daily NAVs of its six U.S.
government and tax-exempt funds next week. The daily price of
its six offshore funds will be available by the end of the year.
Fund companies are required to report their NAVs only on a
monthly basis. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
discloses the information publicly 60 days after it receives it
from fund firms.