• Optimum response time to
meet banks’ cash needs - In the face of various types of contingencies forcing a rise in a
financial entity’s demand for cash, such an entity does not necessarily
have to go to BCCR to meet it. Additional cash may be traded with another
bank that has the necessary amount, denomination, and quality of
• Reduction in operational
Commercial banks operating through a Cash Market, may obtain classified
cash, thereby reducing their operating costs.
• Less operating risks - In the case of entities
requiring cash for a branch agency outside the Great Metropolitan Area,
there is no need to move to and from BCCR, as cash may be traded with
another bank nearby.