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 ...
In a fast-changing environment of geopolitical shifts, regulatory change, market volatility and technology innovation, it is often difficult to identify where treasury professionals should focus.
The ability to take a strategic approach to supplier spend, and viewing accounts payable spend as an income generating and working capital optimising asset rather than a cash flow liability, is poised to become an essential capability for treasurers to create competitive advantage and add further …
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.
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.
Those that are not compliant will not be able to pay staff and suppliers, or receive payments from customers, with damaging consequences for their business and the broader economy.
The Editor discusses standardisation and the importance of efficient, integrated and user-friendly channels with Citi's Head of Channel and Enterprise Services for the EMEA region.
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.