Articles tagged with:
cash management

  • Golden coins in buckets

    Welcome to the liquidity machine

    In a volatile world, where market pressures seem to be pulling treasurers in several directions at once, being able to automatically manage operational liquidity and surplus cash sounds like an attractive proposition. A new banking solution promises to deliver just that.

  • Horizon view of Earth lit up by lights

    Virtual accounts: a real alternative to notional pooling?

    Virtual accounts have been the talk of the treasury community in 2016. Virtual cash management could well become next year’s must-have.

  • Road in Shanghai, Lujiazui financial center in China

    Managing the new era of RMB

    Last week, at the second China Capital Markets Conference, hosted by ASIFMA, experts from the world of banking and corporate treasury discussed the latest developments around the RMB and how we have entered a new era for the currency.

  • Paper origami birds flying to the light

    Treasurers flock to virtual accounts

    Over the past year, many of the RFPs received by leading banks in Europe have shared something in common: that something is virtual accounts. But when will companies in other regions be able to benefit from the solution?

  • 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?

  • Scubba diver plunging into the deep sea

    Plunging into the cash pool

    Multicurrency liquidity management in a volatile economic environment is a challenge but tools are available to help mitigate risk, lower costs and maximise efficiency. Treasury Today goes back to basics with the notions of pooling and sweeping.

  • Close up of combination lock

    Unlocking the ties in working capital

    Not to be confused with simply releasing trapped cash, working capital optimisation is a dynamic process that can add value to the whole supply chain. With shrinking profit margins across Asia, corporates are focusing on the bottom line and looking at ways in which they can manage the cash conversion cycle to optimal effect.

  • Jellyfish swimming in the deep ocean

    Liquidity management

    Following queries on my ‘Cash management tools compared’ article, it seems useful to follow up with another view of liquidity management. In the previous article, I analysed how different cash management tools can help treasurers. Here I will look at the issues facing treasurers around liquidity management, and show how the different tools address those issues.

  • Dawn on the coast of Cape Town, Africa

    Centralising treasury in Africa – some considerations

    Corporates doing more business in Africa are increasingly looking to centralise treasury operations. Here we look at the various locations where it’s best to do this and how liquidity can be managed across this vast continent.

  • Road separates into two different directions

    Finding a new bank tops list of treasury challenges

    Switching banks became a top challenge for Europe’s corporate treasurers after a major provider pulled out of international transaction services last year – and industry experts are warning there could be more disruption still to come.