Park Your Cash with Excess Funds Management

Excess Funds Management is a facility to manage your idle cash in your POEMS Account to invest in Phillip Money Market Fund.
Let your cash works harder and smarter for you at the rates of:

1 Year Rolling Return*





Return (1 month) Annualised*





Rates updated as of
*Based on 1-year rolling return, NAV/NAV prices.
#Based on the average rate of annualised returns over the last rolling one month.
Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future performance. View disclaimer

  • Start from S$100/ US$100
  • Fast and simple online transfer and withdrawal
  • No sales charge or administrative fee
  • No lock-in period
  • The largest^ retail SGD Money Market Fund in the market

^Based on Total Net ssets (TNA) figures reflected in

How does it work?

  1. Once you have opted in, excess funds in POEMS Account with a minimum balance of SGD100 will be automatically invested into Phillip Money Market Fund.
  2. The said fund will be automatically redeemed from the facility under any of the following scenarions:
    • (i) for shares payment or other investment purchases or transactional fees charged
    • (ii) funds withdrawal request by account holder

This facility is available for Cash Plus Account, Margin Account, Cash Management Account, Prepaid Account and Custodian Account

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Frequently Asked Questions

Money Market Funds consist of high quality, short-term instruments of 397 days or less. They include high quality government and corporate bonds, commercial bills and fixed deposits.

If you have an existing POEMS account, please click here to start and transfer money into your account.

If you do not have an account, please click here to open an account. Please ensure that you opt in the Excess Funds Management facility.

Rates shown on the website are based on 1-year cumulative returns with net income and dividends reinvested and calculated on a single pricing basis (NAV/NAV prices). Returns shown are net of fund expenses. (Note: Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future performance.)

To view the returns earned, please login and go to Acct Mgmt > Stocks > Transaction History > Summary of Portfolio > MMF.

Yes, you can withdraw your money any time. To withdraw, please login and go to Acct Mgmt > Stocks > Online Forms > Withdrawal Form.

Withdrawal requests submitted before 10.00 am will be processed on the same business day and the money will be deposited into your bank account the next business day.

You are able to use the money in Excess Funds Management for your shares payment or other investment purchases with POEMS. Money Market Fund units will automatically be redeemed from Excess Funds Management with no additional information required.

No, you are not required to maintain a minimum balance in your account. However, to enjoy the returns of Excess Funds Management, a minimum balance of $100 needs to be maintained in your account.

No, there are no sales charges or administrative fees imposed for Excess Funds Management facility.

However, there may be fees and charges levied on the underlying funds.

While Phillip Money Market Fund is not principal guaranteed, it has not experienced any default since its inception in 2001. The fund’s credit management process is designed to select the highest quality debt issued by the highest quality companies, while managing liquidity of the Fund.

The investment mandate of Excess Funds Management underlying fund, Phillip Money Market Fund and Phillip US Dollar Money Market Fund A, is to preserve the fund’s principal value and maintain a high degree of liquidity while producing returns comparable to savings deposits. It is required by this mandate to invest only in its intended currency. Thus, the fund is not allowed to take any currency risks.