• Mark Evans, Managing Director, Transaction Banking, ANZ

    Crossing borders: transacting in Asia’s new reality

    Geopolitical issues have dominated the headlines in recent months, but Asia Pacific has proved resilient to these shocks. Corporations doing cross-border business in the region now need to focus on their short-term tactics and long-term strategies to fit Asia Pacific’s new reality. In this article, Mark Evans, Managing Director, Transaction Banking at ANZ explains how corporates can navigate shifting demand patterns and how China’s policy goals and economic profile are shaping the region.

  • The treasury of tomorrow, today

    In a time of great change, corporate treasury professionals in Asia Pacific need not only a bank, but a banking partner. In this article, Citi outlines how it is supporting its clients in new and imaginative ways across cash, liquidity and trade.

  • Mark Evans and Michael Lim, ANZ

    Crossing borders: navigating the new reality of international business

    The seemingly inexorable march of globalisation has redefined how businesses operate, enabling them to reach more customers, improve efficiency and ultimately become more profitable. However, in an increasingly complex world, the benefits that have been delivered by globalisation can no longer be taken for granted.

  • Mastering accounts receivables

    Optimising accounts receivables has traditionally proved challenging for the corporate treasurer. However, the last couple of years have brought new opportunities for efficiency and automation. What steps should treasurers take to overcome the challenges of AR optimisation and how can innovative new tools help them achieve this?

  • David J. Cooper, Deutsche Bank

    A solution to the challenge of foreign currency receipts

    Managing receivables has always been a challenging piece of the Accounts Payables/Accounts Receivables jigsaw and when those receipts are in foreign currency, the problems are only compounded. In this article, Deutsche Bank’s David J. Cooper, Head of the FX4Cash™ Product Specialist Team in Asia, discusses the opportunities for companies to address the issue and explains how Deutsche Bank has developed a solution to respond to the foreign currency receivables conundrum.

  • Munir Nanji, Citi

    Driving e-commerce across industries

    Global e-commerce continues to grow, revealing new opportunities for businesses and their treasury departments across the world. Asia Pacific is now the largest e-commerce market globally, offering a diverse mix of economies each with an enormous amount of e-commerce potential. In this article, Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions team in the region discuss the growth opportunities for companies within the expanding e-commerce space and how they are helping clients to leverage the reach of the internet and build more modern and efficient treasury operations.

  • Mapping Asia: time to check co-ordinates

    When someone stops to look at a map they are seeking not only directions from where they are now but also the best possible route to their destination. For a country to gain such insight, it takes a skilled observer. Some of the best-positioned in this context are the bankers that serve the corporate community. The views represented here reflect this experience.

  • Vishal Kapoor, Citi

    Defying gravity: financing growth strategies in a declining market

    A strategic approach to financing growth is essential in today’s fiercely competitive global environment. What strategies are most successful for scaling up when the markets are falling?

  • Peter Cunningham and Emanuela Saccarola, Citi

    Embracing the unpredictable: a practical approach to managing treasury in volatile markets

    Tackling the volatile marketplaces that make up the world’s emerging economies can be a challenge for corporates looking to expand. For treasurers, a pragmatic approach will keep the ship steady but how does this translate into action?

  • Amit Agarwal and James Lee, Citi

    Go your own way: managing investments in a diverging economy

    In an economic environment characterised by divergent monetary policies and regulatory change, treasurers more than ever need to think holistically across currencies. Nowhere is this demand more insistent than when reviewing investment policy.