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Keeping it simple with Campofrio
28 April 2017
Campofrio Food Group’s treasury and investor relations director, Luis Montesinos Ballesteros, talks to Katharine Morton about how his company has put working capital and cash management at...
Think the unthinkable
30 January 2017
When importers and exporters trade, they are exposed to the vagaries of their domestic currency's behaviour against the foreign one. David Morrish explains this vital aspect of risk management
19 October 2016
Cash might be king, but corporate treasury has got a good deal tougher in this low interest rate and capital cover hungry environment. Lisa Rossi sets out the new cash management landscape
13 October 2016
Panellists at the inaugural TFR cash management roundtable agree that working with fintechs and other banks for an improved corporate experience and increased inclusion is the way forward
Treading new terrain
13 October 2016
In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, the treasurer's remit was extended to include elements of procurement and payment terms negotiations - have they become overstretched? Denise Bedell...
Smart finance technology takes shape at Sibos – but will banks be allowed to fail?
27 September 2016
At a Sibos where the potential ‘Uberisation’ of financial services was dominating much of the conversation and conference sessions, its location in Geneva for 2016 was ironic. Not...
Deutsche Bank completes its first cross-border renminbi netting transaction for Bosch
21 September 2016
Deutsche Bank has executed its first cross-border Renminbi netting transaction for Bosch under People's Bank of China (PBOC)’s centralised cross-border renminbi management by...
SWIFT global payments innovation initiative pilot goes live early 2017
14 September 2016
Begun a year ago as a concept at Sibos Singapore 2015, SWIFT’s global payments innovation initiative (GPII) designed to improve the cross-border payments experience is, say bankers, “a...
Treasury terra nova - the growing importance of treasurers to international trade flows
14 September 2016
The position occupied by treasurers is too significant for them not to take a greater role in steering trade flow - they have a duty to rise to the global trade facilitation challenge, reports...
Unpegged and liberated
7 September 2016
Ecobank's Gaimin Nonyane says Nigeria's exchange rate reforms promise flexibility and progress, but the road ahead is far more fraught than many realise
Trust, and a new take on traditional trade from Acerium looking at escrow trade finance
6 July 2016
A new entrant to the trade finance space is using a well-known financial tool to deliver a fundamentally different type of transaction. Oliver O’Connell looks at how Acerium is disrupting the...
Give and take - Saudi Arabia's diversification journey
4 July 2016
Nasser Saidi says Saudi Arabia's journey towards diversification risks simply being a long wish list if the gulf state can't marry reforms with freedoms
Land of the not so free
4 July 2016
Clarissa Dann unpicks attitudes to current North American trade flows in the run-up to the US presidential election and queries how long the greenback will remain global trade's reserve currency
IFC teams up with Mastercard to connect the unbanked to MSMEs
22 June 2016
Financial inclusion for SMEs took a step forward when the International Finance Corporation and MasterCard signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together on 15 June 2016. The...
Telecom giant Sunil Bharti Mittal named ICC chair
17 June 2016
The International Chamber of Commerce has appointed a new chair in the form of Sunil Bharti Mittal now that the current incumbent, Terry McGraw, chairman emeritus of S&P Global steps aside to...
The eurozone's trajectory - slow but steady?
1 June 2016
Hann-Ju Ho says that the eurozone will continue to be driven predominantly by domestic demand as low inflation and immigration expenses bite
China issues first foreign RMB bond in London
26 May 2016
The Chinese government has issued its first rembini (RMB) bond outside of China in London, England, and is worth RMB3bn (approximately £300m). It is the first ever issuance of a sovereign...
INTIX ties data management knot with BankservAfrica
18 May 2016
BankservAfrica, Africa’s largest automated payments clearing house headquartered in Johannesburg, is set to implement the INTIX data management technology to financial institutions...
ADB bond issue yields US$4bn
27 April 2017
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has completed a US$4bn three-year global benchmark bond issue. The bond has a coupon rate of...
Aluminium Bahrain secures US$700m in ECA project finance
20 April 2017
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) has signed a project finance facility with Swiss Export Risk Insurance (SERV) and Euler Hermes, worth...
Societe Generale appoints new senior banker
19 April 2017
Societe Generale has appointed Brendon Moran as senior banker within its coverage and investment banking division. Moran will...
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