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  • Ebru Pakcan, Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS), EMEA, Citi

    Exciting times ahead

    In November 2016, Ebru Pakcan was appointed as Citi’s Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) for the EMEA region. Based in London, Pakcan is responsible for leading and developing the EMEA TTS franchise and driving business throughout the region. Here she shares her experiences of her first few months in the role and outlines how Citi aims to build on its success in the region.

  • Munir Nanji, Citi

    Driving e-commerce across industries

    Global e-commerce continues to grow, revealing new opportunities for businesses and their treasury departments across the world. Asia Pacific is now the largest e-commerce market globally, offering a diverse mix of economies each with an enormous amount of e-commerce potential. In this article, Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions team in the region discuss the growth opportunities for companies within the expanding e-commerce space and how they are helping clients to leverage the reach of the internet and build more modern and efficient treasury operations.

  • Etihad Airways jet. Credit: Dmitry Birin /

    How Etihad Airways selected its transactional banking partners

    Choosing transactional banking partners is often one of the most important decisions a treasury team ever makes. But what do top treasuries look for today in a transaction bank? We asked Etihad Airways to talk us through their selection criteria.

  • Amit Agarwal and James Lee, Citi

    Go your own way: managing investments in a diverging economy

    In an economic environment characterised by divergent monetary policies and regulatory change, treasurers more than ever need to think holistically across currencies. Nowhere is this demand more insistent than when reviewing investment policy.

  • Amol Gupte, Citi

    Citi: Understanding the engines of growth

    As China moves beyond the first flushes of financial enlightenment, India is still emerging into the first light of a new economic dawn. From a treasurer’s perspective, we look at the vital changes both need to make to deliver results on the global stage.

  • Munir Nanji, Citi

    Bank Interview: 
    Munir Nanji, Citi

    The Asia Pacific (APAC) market has transformed exponentially in recent years given the rise of e-commerce and digitisation more broadly. As a result of this, corporate treasurers have looked to take advantage of the new opportunities offered to them by using digital tools to drive business intelligence and help the business reach its full potential. In this article, Munir Nanji, Asia Pacific Sales Head, Treasury and Trade Solutions, at Citi outlines how e-commerce and digitisation have impacted markets in Asia and how Citi is well placed to help corporates take advantage of the new digital environment.

  • Treasury in ASEAN: Are you AEC ready?

    All eyes are on Southeast Asian nations as they prepare for the formation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by 2015. With opinions mixed on the regional integration timeline, companies are generally optimistic about the positive impact AEC is expected to bring. What does this budding new market mean for companies and how can they seize opportunities?

  • Ann Lin Khoo and Tracy Ge, Citi

    Redback rising: RMB trade invoicing gaining traction

    According to the latest SWIFT tracker, renminbi (RMB) has advanced to the fifth most widely used currency for global payments. With the value of cross-border deals settled in the redback more than doubling in 2014, it is not surprising that more multinational companies are choosing to invoice in RMB as they look to improve profit margins.

  • Problem Solved: 
    Jeanette Chang, IBM

    Moving cash in and out of China was once a big headache for corporates operating in that country. Thankfully, that is now changing. In this article, IBM tells Treasury Today how regulatory changes allowed it to implement a more efficient and effective cash management solution enabling entities in China to centralise funding and FX and standardise processes into the group's global in-house bank.

  • David Aldred and Geoffrey Gursel, Citi

    Dubai: your gateway to Africa

    Setting up a regional treasury centre in Africa is a notoriously intricate process. This is precisely why informed multinationals have been looking for a more efficient route into the continent. Could Dubai’s geographical proximity, favourable business environment, and significant technological and infrastructure investments, provide the solution?