Articles tagged with:
cash management

  • Crumpled office paper around a lit lightbulb

    The problem with POBO

    Few would deny that payment on behalf of structures have delivered many benefits to corporate treasury departments looking to streamline their payments process. However, there are some issues with the solution that are often overlooked. Francisco de Barros, EMEA Regional Treasurer at AbbVie, sits down with Treasury Today to discuss these.

  • Baby sugar cane farm in India

    Fresh farm financing

    A pioneering product has been launched by the State Bank of India in conjunction with Jain Farm Fresh that harnesses the power of digitisation to revolutionise how farmers across India sell their goods and access financing.

  • Silhouette of a Samurai posing during sunset

    Turning Japanese: a loans market to beat its rivals

    Have changing market conditions left Japanese banks better positioned to capture foreign companies' financing demands than rivals in other Asian financial hubs? We ask a Japanese megabank to explain.

  • 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.

  • Kevin Grant, Hanse Orga

    Industry View: 
    Kevin Grant, Hanse Orga

    In a recent survey of corporates at Finanzsymposium in Mannheim, Germany, 85% said working capital management will rise in importance in the future. Extrapolate this figure to the wider global corporate community and, give or take some statistical license, it is not difficult to see that in order to meet future needs, now is the right time to invest in process improvements.

  • David Blair, Acarate

    Cash is reality

    Despite mountains of academic literature, clear evidence of corporate performance, and professional investor behaviour, firms are often managed – and employeesrewarded – for accounting results. Why is cash flow so neglected?

  • 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?