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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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  • bonds
  • deposits
  • liquidity
  • money market funds
17 February 2020

Tech giants boost cash holdings to record high

Cash holdings at Apple, Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Facebook increased to a five-year high.
  • cash management
  • cash pooling
  • tax reform
  • trapped cash
  • zero-balance accounts
3 December 2019

Bringing it all back home

Corporate cash piles have become a byword in recent years. But prompted by tax reform, fear of trapped...
  • cash management
  • FX derivatives
  • Hedging
2 December 2019

US companies boost interest income with emerging market cash

Wal-Mart, Coca-Cola and IBM are earning high interest rates by holding treasury cash in emerging...
6 November 2019

Tech giants boost money market fund holdings to record levels

The five biggest companies in the S&P 500 index increased money fund investments by 47% this year...
  • AI
  • payment factory
  • robotic process automation
8 October 2019

EuroFinance Awards: Harnessing technology

Machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotic process automation (RPA) enabled Microsoft...
  • dashboards
  • ERP
  • forecasting
1 October 2019

EuroFinance Awards: Optimising cash forecasting

Like joint award-winner Pearson, Coca-Cola’s award acknowledges it breaking new ground in one...
  • cross-currency swaps
  • derivatives
  • overlay strategies
18 September 2019

Johnson & Johnson makes $15bn swap bet to boost income

Johnson & Johnson is following in the route of PayPal using derivatives to increase returns on cash...
  • accounting
  • derivatives
  • fund investments
3 September 2019

Treasurers at VW, PayPal and BMW find innovative ways to beat Europe’s negative interest rates

The prospect of increasingly negative deposit rates in European currencies highlights the steps...
31 July 2019

Europe’s negative yield explosion

Investing in Europe’s bond markets is costly these days. Like oil, you have to pay a storage fee...

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Coca-Cola optimises cash forecasting