Even if the more encouraging reports from the past week are borne out, treasurers must still contend with a list of post-Brexit uncertainties.
Be the first to comment | November 2018
It happened ten years ago, but memories of Lehman Brothers’ collapse in September 2008 still strikes fear into the heart of corporate treasury. The paralysis in short-term liquidity markets and wider capital market dislocation made refinancing maturing corporate debt nigh on impossible. “Liquidity dried up across the whole financial market,” recalls Stephen Hogan, Vice President Regional Treasury Asia Pacific at Deutsche Post DHL Group, based in Singapore for the past 14 years.
It’s been a good year for most US corporates, as the economy continues to power ahead and they enjoy the largesse of the president’s corporate tax cuts. But there are red flags on the horizon.
Be the first to comment | October 2018
Fintech has brought efficiencies and cost savings across many treasury operations but many believe that cash flow forecasting has lagged in sharing the benefits. Is that situation about to change?
US tax reform has prompted many companies to review their cash repatriation policies. But how and why does cash become ‘trapped’ in overseas markets, what are the benefits of bringing cash home – and when is it preferable to leave cash where it is?
Be the first to comment | September 2018
Treasury Insights sits down with Group Treasurer, Chris Emslie to find out how General Mills navigates Asia’s complex short-term investment landscape.
Be the first to comment | June 2018
As the payment world becomes increasingly electronic, many might think that the long-heralded death of cash is almost here. However, data shows that in many markets the opposite is true and notes and coins are in fact making a comeback. Should treasury teams be preparing for a cashless world, or is physical cash here to stay – and if so, what can treasury teams do to manage it effectively? Treasury Today finds out.
Be the first to comment | May 2018
Cloud technology can offer treasurers speed, efficiency, security and, above all, clarity. Ingo Czok, CTO Cloud Payments at Hanse Orga Group, considers the facts not the fiction.
Physical cash concentration and notional pooling are the traditional liquidity tools available for treasurers seeking to offset long and short balance positions. A new virtual account system aims to provide a third way.
With operations in 48 countries across sub-Saharan Africa, the treasury team at MultiChoice are well placed to provide a true assessment of what it is like to do treasury in Africa. Here MultiChoice’s Andrew Mills and Andre Olivier provide an overview of the current trends.
Be the first to comment | March 2018