HSBC has compiled a basic 'league table' of MMF features to illustrate some of the fund choices that are available and point out some of the factors that may be useful in understanding the difference between potential MMFs. Read more ...
The re-balancing of the global business landscape is likely to be even faster and more dramatic than the shift of economic growth to emerging regions.
In a globalised economy, local expertise is increasingly important and each supply chain needs to be approached according to their individual characteristics
Escrow services have a crucial role to play in helping multinationals to manage risk as they increase their business activities in Latin America.
With SWIFT now a well established communication solution for multi-banked corporations, the Corporate Forum retains the pioneering and innovative spirit of the early years, but now covers a far wider range of issues with which treasurers are occupied.
Upcoming regulatory changes may place corporate treasurers in the potentially uncomfortable position of having to think differently about cash, admitting that it is indeed an asset class that requires risk-focused due diligence.
Companies can now begin to turn their attention to leveraging the opportunities that SEPA presents, and participate in initiatives that explore future innovations for payments and collections.
No longer are risk management, working capital optimisation and operational efficiency seen as activities applicable only to leaner times: rather, they form the bedrock of sustainable, successful business growth.
The updated rules for markets in financial instruments (MiFID II), agreed by the European Parliament and Council in January, will improve the capital markets function by increasing pre- and post-trade transparency, bringing real economic benefits.