Cash & investment


  • automotive sector
  • cash management
  • interest rates
  • investment
8 September 2020

Cash returns plunge as European carmakers hoard liquidity

Renowned for their adventurous treasury investment policies, Volkswagen, BMW and Daimler are earning...
  • 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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Coca-Cola optimises cash forecasting