Cash & investment


xpx EIR Europe
  • automotive sector
  • cash management
  • interest rates
  • investment
September 8th 2020

Cash returns plunge as European carmakers hoard liquidity

Renowned for their adventurous treasury investment policies, Volkswagen, BMW and Daimler are earning...
xpx Smart forecasting in the spotlight
  • Covid-19
  • forecasting
  • SAP
August 24th 2020

Smart forecasting in the spotlight

With Covid-19 shuttering workplaces and tanking economies, the core treasury skill of cash flow...
xpx tech companies bond holdings
July 14th 2020

Top US tech companies sold bonds as yields plunged

Tech companies - Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, Facebook & Microsoft - sold $23 billion of government...
European EIR feature image Siemens
  • automotive sector
  • Euribor
  • fund investments
  • liquidity
June 30th 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...
xpx Johnson and Johnson
  • cross-currency swaps
  • derivatives
  • investment hedges
June 16th 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...
xpx Cash and Investment
  • cash management
  • Covid-19
  • liquidity
  • Loan facilities
May 29th 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.
May 12th 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...