Cash & investment
February 22nd 2022
Risk takers booked investment gains in 2021 as bond returns flagged
Treasurers who rode the coattails of central bank responses to the pandemic recorded hefty investment...
February 8th 2022
Trade-offs in the search for yield
Yield strategies pursued by treasurers are heavily influenced by how much excess cash they have...
February 1st 2022
Corporates accelerate share buybacks into 2022 as cash and debt levels remain elevated
Sitting on elevated levels of cash and debt balances, US corporations are expanding their share...
November 22nd 2021
US tech giants dump money market funds and government bonds as yields rise
Led by Oracle, tech companies reduced MMF holdings by $17 billion while taking the Treasury bond...
September 21st 2021
European companies reduce cash piles and pivot back to securities
The top 10 EuroStoxx 50 companies reduced their cash holdings by €9 billion while ramping up their...
September 7th 2021
Treasurers hunt for yield as cash holdings return to pre-pandemic lows
The top 25 S&P companies reduced their cash holdings by $27bn since the start of 2021 while ramping...
June 1st 2021
Investment income crushed by lower yields
Corporates' foray into equities and money funds failed to offset falling bond and cash income.
May 11th 2021
US tech giants dump treasury bonds as yields rise
Led by Apple, the five biggest tech companies reduced their government bond holdings to a four-year...
March 2nd 2021
Corporates wait for investment boost as yields rebound
Top US companies took a hit to interest income during the pandemic as rates plunged. Now as Treasury...
February 16th 2021
US tech giants pour cash into money funds, bitcoin in the hunt for yield
The top six S&P500 index companies boosted money fund holdings by $26 billion while Tesla made an...