With a steadier pace of economic growth facilitating longer-term business strategies, and greater opportunities for cash and liquidity management than ever before, treasurers that have not yet reviewed their China policies and processes in detail - including use of RMB - should now be doing so. Read more ...
The Editor discusses the details of INGís recent restructuring programme, including the factors that contributed to the decision and the benefits for customers.
SEPA brings both challenges and opportunities. While some of the theoretical advantages, such as reducing bank relationships, may be less realistic for some companies than others, this should not obscure the genuine advantages that SEPA can offer to multinational businesses.
As a business operating largely in the B2C space with a large proportion of direct debit receivables, Liberty Global had limited opportunity to optimise collections further to enhance the company's working capital position.
In 2013, FTA took the decision to replace its Bacs payments solution that had been used for a number of years, prompted by withdrawal of support for XP-based solutions.
Itís no longer a question of whether the end for dedicated MMF platforms is in sight, itís simply a question of how quickly they disappear altogether from the treasury trading landscape.
The survey polled 452 businesses around the world and found that half of the respondents will employ a hedging strategy in 2014, with more than a third (35%) expecting to hedge more than they did in 2013.
In an environment of changing regulations and operating needs, remaining static is not an option. But once you resolve to initiate change in treasury, how do you effect it? We provide a suggested six-step framework.
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.