27 April 2021
Hammered by low interest rates, transaction banking revenues at the top US banks fell to a three-and-a-half-year low. They're now depending on treasury digital transformation and surging investment banking fees to offset the trend.
20 April 2021
Treasurers at consumer goods multinationals have adopted divergent strategies for managing commodity risks. Facing a $4 billion spike in raw materials costs this quarter, companies like AB Inbev with extensive hedging are better placed than those that shun the practice like Procter & Gamble.
13 April 2021
Receivables funding, platforms and portfolios need to be made more transparent to have a healthy supply chain finance (SCF) market, treasury leaders say.
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Rapid advances in financial technology are revolutionizing treasury management. These are evolving from treasury management systems that plug into cloud-based ERPs, to the rapid emergence of APIs, matched with robotic processing, which will allow increased use of artificial intelligence and machine learning. But the transition from legacy systems will, as ever, be a challenge.
25 March 2021
The industrial arms of General Electric and Honeywell boosted days payable outstanding with a $1 billion increase in supply chain finance, analysis of disclosures shows.
15 March 2021
Risk management has become a more complex exercise for treasurers in Africa. FX volatility and regulatory risk are making forecasting harder and hedging more expensive, while travel restrictions force a greater reliance on local banks for on-the-ground intelligence.
2 March 2021
Top US companies took a hit to interest income during the pandemic as rates plunged. Now as Treasury yields rebound to pre-pandemic levels, treasurers are seeking a boost to investment returns.
23 February 2021
Corporates pulled $37 billion of cash out of Europe's four largest banks in Q4.
16 February 2021
The top six S&P500 index companies boosted money fund holdings by $26 billion while Tesla made an eye-catching cryptocurrency investment.
9 February 2021
The top four US banks received $74 billion of new corporate deposits in the fourth quarter, as they reap the rewards of account consolidation and technology initiatives.