Cash & investment


  • Covid-19
  • forecasting
  • SAP
24 August 2020

Smart forecasting in the spotlight

With Covid-19 shuttering workplaces and tanking economies, the core treasury skill of cash flow...
14 July 2020

Top US tech companies sold bonds as yields plunged

Tech companies - Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, Facebook & Microsoft - sold $23 billion of government...
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  • automotive sector
  • Euribor
  • fund investments
  • liquidity
30 June 2020

European companies prioritise liquidity over income as cash returns fall

Volkswagen and BMW are earning less on cash and securities portfolios while Siemens, Daimler and...
  • cross-currency swaps
  • derivatives
  • investment hedges
16 June 2020

Johnson & Johnson gains $1bn from swap bet

The US healthcare giant entered into $20 billion of cross-currency swap trades last year to hedge...
  • cash management
  • Covid-19
  • liquidity
  • Loan facilities
29 May 2020

Top S&P 500 companies added $81 billion of cash in Q1 2020

Big US companies drew down loans and built up Covid-19 cash war chests at the end of March.
12 May 2020

US companies put liquidity before buybacks

As the COVID-19 pandemic bites, only US tech giants are able to keep buying back stock, as most...
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  • cross-currency swaps
  • deposits
  • emerging markets
  • Hedging
  • interest rates
30 March 2020

Corporates boosted cash returns in 2019 while interest rates fell

Even before the Covid-19 crisis, short-term interest rates were falling. Using a combination of...
Freeing trapped cash in Africa
  • Africa
  • RTGS
27 February 2020

Freeing trapped cash in Africa

Restrictions in many African countries can make it difficult for treasurers to move cash to where...


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Coca-Cola optimises cash forecasting