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A power plant in China’s Luoyang City has discovered a novel, environmentally friendly alternative to burning coal. Instead, it’s burning hard cash.
In recent months, Myanmar has taken significant steps towards integration into the global financial community. We speak to two experts on the region to find out what these developments mean for treasurers operating in the country.
When rates finally begin to rise, experts worry that the secondary market for corporate bonds will freeze over. New electronic solutions may alleviate some of the strain, but do they hold all of the answers?
Following an extended period away from professional life, the return to work may feel quite daunting. How can people best prepare to get back on the career ladder and what can companies do to help?
A pet cat managed to survive against all the odds after being accidentally shipped in a sealed box to Hawaii.
On both sides of the Atlantic, Black Friday deals from high street and internet retailers brought out the worst in shoppers. But they also exposed numerous flaws in companies’ inventory and risk management strategies, as well as their customer engagement models. What can treasurers learn from this?
The risk of pension liabilities can be removed from the balance sheet with an insurance sector buyout, but an accurate valuation can be very difficult to achieve. A new platform aimed at making the process easier for corporates and insurance companies looking to enter into a buyout has just been launched.
Last week, we looked at the progress that China has made in a very short time towards opening up corporate liquidity management. This week, we examine the challenges – whether real or just perceived – that corporates are still facing in their liquidity management in China, and outline what they can do to overcome them.
As the assets under management of euro prime money funds reach a 12-month high, new research suggests that funds in Europe are diverse in terms of their risk profiles and investment horizons. That is good news – but can money market funds (MMFs) really continue to be an investment instrument of choice for treasurers?
Foreign visitors may be banned because of fears about the spread of Ebola, but that hasn’t stopped North Korea launching a new website to promote the country as a tourist destination.