Articles tagged with:
cash management

  • 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.

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    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?

  • 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.

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    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.