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
With 12 months remaining before Brexit becomes a reality, what are the possible outcomes – and how should treasurers be preparing?
Get back to basics with the pros and cons of cash pooling in all its forms.
As China enters a brave new era and looks to gain even greater political and economic prominence around the world, new opportunities and challenges will emerge for organisations doing business in the country. Treasury Today Asia analyses the forces driving the country’s transformation and looks at what this all means for treasury.
In the last edition of Treasury Today Asia, I wrote about how efficient cash management leaves open the question of what treasurers should do with the cash concentrated through their balance management efforts. Recently there has been more press about whether corporates’ excess cash means working capital and cash efficiency no longer matters. Efficiency emphatically still matters – here’s why.