Articles tagged with:
liquidity risk

  • Gordon Rodrigues, HSBC Global Asset Management

    Liquid funds in India

    The liquid funds industry in India is well established and can be used as an ‘access point’ to other asset classes. Liquid funds can help corporate treasurers optimise their returns on cash, but there are regulatory and tax considerations to take into account.

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    I say VNAV, you say CNAV

    The debate around VNAV and CNAV money market funds rages on and on. In the US and the UK most are CNAV, but one firm made the switch to VNAV long before the regulators got involved. Did it know something the others don’t?

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    The role of shadow banking

    China is keen to play down concerns about the influence of shadow banking on its financial system, but recent pronouncements indicate that Beijing is fully aware of the damage informal lending could do to its plans for sustainable economic growth.

  • Hugo Parry-Wingfield and Kee Joo Wong, HSBC Global Asset Management

    RMB investments in China

    In this, the first of a five part series, we examine RMB investments in China. What are the available options and how can treasurers benefit from the ongoing liberalisation of the RMB?

  • Globalising corporate liquidity structures to maximise potential funds

    The shifting focus of global commerce and a changing and variable regulatory environment are driving businesses to look much closer at their liquidity and risk management processes. While many multinational organisations are currently flush with cash, they are concerned with optimising future sources of liquidity. This is forcing companies to focus on improving their approaches to be able to make use of internal funds, while optimising and controlling the deployment of excess cash. Given these dynamics, the distributed regional and currency specific liquidity structures are no longer in favour.

  • Photo of stones stacked on top of each other to represent team work balance

    Striking a balance

    The financial crisis means businesses should take a more holistic view of their balance sheets – and must do so in a timely manner. What does this mean and how is it best achieved?

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    Safeguarding your reputation

    Reputation is a highly valuable – and vulnerable – corporate asset. Building up a global name can take years and even decades, but it is surprising how little time it takes to dismantle a high-profile brand.

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    Basel III and Dodd-Frank: corporate clarity?

    While aware of the forthcoming banking regulations, treasurers haven’t always been able to place the measures very high on their priority list. But like it or not, the banks aren’t the only ones that need to prepare – this article attempts to outline the very real consequences for corporates.

  • Integrating global cash and risk management: it’s easier than you think

    Whether your company has recently made international acquisitions which entail procedural and technological challenges, or has legacy inefficiencies, it is never too late to look at wholesale reengineering of the treasury function. In this Business Briefing we follow the journey of Live Nation, the world’s largest entertainment company, to consolidate its numerous bank accounts and relationships, while electronifying and centralising its treasury operation.

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    Uniform global regulation: merely a pipe dream?

    When financial regulators agreed to force the world’s banks to hold better quality capital, and more of it, bankers and politicians alike marked the decision as a major positive turning point for the market (at least in public anyway). However, after 18 months of negotiation, the harmonisation ideal is yet to be realised as many countries are proposing contradictory and competing measures – not only where the implementation of Basel III is concerned.