Articles tagged with:
investment management

  • 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.

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    A matter of policy

    If a treasury investment policy has not changed to reflect the ‘new normal’ of regulatory reform, market volatility and struggling interest rates, then something is very wrong. Taking lessons from Europe and the US, Treasury Today Asia looks at the processes involved in establishing an investment policy that is fit for purpose.

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    A matter of policy

    If a treasury investment policy has not changed to reflect the ‘new normal’ of regulatory reform, market volatility and struggling interest rates, then something is very wrong. Treasury Today looks at the processes involved in establishing an investment policy that is fit for purpose.

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    Friend or foe: repos unravelled

    Whether repos are seen as the answer to cash deposit prayers in a low-yield era or as an administrative headache depends on your level of understanding. Treasury Today seeks an explanation from an industry exponent.

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    Mapping the new liquidity landscape

    Across the globe, the cash and liquidity landscape is changing. Once the dust settles from the extensive regulatory and market changes currently being witnessed, what will the new short-term investment world look like for the corporate treasurer?

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    Getting to grips with VNAV

    New regulatory proposals set out for money market funds (MMFs) by the European Commission (EC) earlier this year are set to radically reshape the trillion dollar industry. But perhaps not in the way that a lot of people anticipated.

  • Cash segmentation and investments

    A successful treasurer is one who achieves a good balance between investing excess cash and delivering the necessary cash resources to support company liquidity. In this article, we look at how categorising cash into separate portfolios enables consideration of the risk/return profile necessary to meet the company’s liquidity requirements.

  • Repurchase agreements

    This month’s question

    “How popular have repurchase (repo) agreements been over the last 12 months amongst corporates? Also, are there any legal challenges that corporates looking to trade repurchase agreements should know about?”

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    FDs losing sight of counterparty risk

    Credit policy review is taking a backseat as Financial Directors (FDs) focus on short-term investment strategy says a new study from Capita Asset Services.

  • Barry Harbison, HSBC Asset Management

    Money market funds: making more of a changing world

    In a constantly changing short-term investment environment we examine how money market funds can provide treasurers with a valuable source of independent credit analysis, portfolio diversification and liquidity.