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  • Person outside with laptop holding credit card to shop online

    Treasurers offered the online shopping experience

    As e-commerce continues to grow in popularity, we take a look at a new solution that promises to bring the same ease and convenience to the purchase of treasury technology.

  • Search icon on computer keyboard

    Online research service helps streamline vendor procurement

    Online vendor research platform, diliger, has expanded its service to cover corporate treasury technology, potentially removing the need to issue burdensome RFI documents.

  • Hari Janakiraman, ANZ

    Sponsor Interview: 
    Hari Janakiraman, ANZ

    With strides being taken towards digitisation across the financial services industry, one area that has traditionally lagged behind is trade, but this is beginning to change. In this interview Hari Janakiraman, Head of Global Core Trade Product, ANZ talks to Treasury Today about how digital innovation is beginning to transform the trade arena and solve many of the challenges that corporates face today.

  • Farouk Ramzan, Head of Commercial Banking, Europe, Lloyds Bank

    Lloyds Bank strengthens European commitment

    To prosper globally, corporates must inevitably look beyond their traditional markets. With perceived instability in Europe however, treasurers want certainty. That means banking partners they can rely on to support their expansion. In this article, Lloyds Bank outlines how its strategic European focus aims to help corporates find growth across the UK and Europe, with an emphasis on commitment, strategic advice and tailored solutions.

  • Working capital connections

    “As the newly appointed Head of the HSBC Payments and Cash Management business in Europe, I’m excited about the opportunities we have to help our clients to grow their business. With a presence in 33 European markets we are ideally placed to help clients across the globe expand into Europe and to help our European clients expand into fast growing markets in other regions.

    We are seeing continued growth in multiple countries with increased investment in Spain, Poland, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy and Switzerland to name a few. Recently, we also became the first bank to implement a two-way RMB sweep between Europe (UK/Germany) and China. As the following article demonstrates, we have the international connectivity, presence and ability to facilitate working capital, supply chain, corporate card and liquidity management solutions flexibly, as part of our overall relationship with our clients.”

    Eddie Norton, Head of Payments and Cash Management, Europe, HSBC

  • Mobile phone drawn on a beach stone with chalk

    Mobile treasury: just a corporate convenience?

    If you take a quick look around you, it is likely that a smartphone or tablet computer won’t be far away. The evolving habits of today’s consumers and corporates mean that expectations for mobile applications to be available anytime and anywhere are increasingly commonplace. But how comfortable are treasurers with mobile channels and how committed are their banks to investment in mobile technologies?

  • An old bank building

    What do you really want from your bank?

    They play a vital role in the life of every corporate but do banks really offer the products and services that treasurers need? Representatives from both sides discuss.

  • Separate Accounts: building a personalised portfolio

    Separate Accounts can provide cash investors with enhanced flexibility and the opportunity to obtain greater yield than money market funds (MMFs). Corinne Lewis-Reynier, Head of Product Strategy for the EMEA Cash Management Group at BlackRock, examines the benefits of Separate Accounts and the operational factors for corporate treasurers to bear in mind when considering them.

  • Pascal Morosini, Clearstream

    A closer look at tri-party repos

    In an environment where banks continue to feel the impact of regulation, collateralised products open up a new world of opportunities for investors. Tri-party repos, for example, can offer investors both sustained revenues and lower risk – a genuine breath of fresh air for corporate treasurers in today’s low-yield environment.

  • Close up of circuit board

    Trade finance: the future is electronic

    The uptake of e-trade finance solutions in the corporate sphere has been relatively slow to date. Yet a recent report by the Aite Group highlights that banks are seeing an increase in demand for electronic alternatives from their corporate clients.