Articles tagged with:
investing

  • Match unable to stay lit, letting off smoke

    Sustainability still failing to ignite institutional investor interest

    Despite the volume of chatter around matters of sustainability, when it comes to investment decisions it remains low on the list of priorities, says a recent survey.

  • Person dialling whilst holding the handset

    Voice brokerage finally facing up to digital challenge

    Trade in the c.€114bn a day European unsecured institutional money market – one of the last bastions of voice trading – is finally waking up to the potential of digitisation.

  • Managing rising interest rates

    This issue’s question

    “How do I manage treasury when it looks like rates might rise?”

  • Understanding the road ahead: short-term investing in an era of unprecedented change

    After nearly a decade of debate, the new rules governing European Money Market Funds will come into effect on 29th January 2019. This follows the implementation of new regulation in the United States in late 2016. The new rules bring about a host of challenges and opportunities for investors and asset managers alike. To find out what these are, and offer you, the corporate treasurer, some practical advice on what to do next, the Treasury Today Group brought together senior representatives from the world’s leading asset managers to discuss the impact of regulatory reform and a number of other factors on corporate short-term investment strategies.

  • Aidan Shevlin, Managing Director, Head of Asia Pacific Liquidity Fund Management at J.P. Morgan Asset Management

    Stepping out of the shadows: demystifying China’s new asset management industry rules

    Rules recently introduced by China’s financial regulators will transform the country’s asset management industry. Aidan Shevlin, Managing Director, Head of Asia Pacific Liquidity Fund Management at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, unpacks the rules and explains what they mean for investors.

  • Stock market trading graph

    Understanding the short-term investment landscape

    Regulatory changes such as Basel III have affected the way that banks view operational and non-operational deposits, while low interest rates and the rise of money market funds are also impacting treasurers’ short-term investment decisions. What are treasurers looking for in the current market – and how important is it to review existing policies?

  • Kerrie Mitchener-Nissen, Head of Global Liquidity Product Development, International at J.P. Morgan Asset Management

    It’s time to plan for European money market fund regulations

    With just months to go until the new rules governing the money market fund industry in Europe come into effect, treasurers need to start preparing for the future. Kerrie Mitchener-Nissen, Head of Global Liquidity Product Development, International at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, provides a roadmap for the months ahead.

  • Person holding pen to tick off box on form

    MMF reform: a to-do list

    With Europe’s money market fund reform now under way, fund managers have plenty to do this year as they adjust their offerings in line with the new rules. Meanwhile, treasurers should take the opportunity to review the new fund structures, update their investment policies and check that their cash and treasury management systems are able to cater for the changes.

  • Malcolm Andrews, Group Treasury Manager and Jeff Dart, Group Assistant Treasurer, SEEK

    Problem Solved: 
    Malcolm Andrews and Jeff Dart, SEEK

    Rapid international growth and the build up of surplus cash in complex markets has created short-term investment challenges for SEEK’s treasury team. How did J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s liquidity solutions help solve these problems?

  • Capital structure: the cash conundrum

    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.