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  • Africa
  • funding
  • FX risk
  • Hedging
  • trapped cash
15 March 2021

African risks become harder to read

Risk management has become a more complex exercise for treasurers in Africa. FX volatility and regulatory...
  • accounting
  • airlines
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Covid-19
  • Hedging
26 January 2021

Asia Pacific airlines hit by $3.2 billion fuel hedging losses

In the wake of Covid-19, airlines are disclosing fuel hedging ineffectiveness losses as flight cancellations...
Sandvik Mining unveiling a new energy efficient crusher/grinder
  • cash pooling
  • Russia
11 March 2020

Refining Russian liquidity

Sandvik’s determination to centralise cash across its Russian operations led it to break new ground...
El Sewedy electric group building
  • Africa
27 February 2020

Testing the limits of FX risk management

Foreign exchange (FX) risk management is a key skill for any treasurer of a multinational corporate....
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...
6 November 2019

Facing the Argentine challenge

Afflicted by currency devaluation and hyperinflation, Argentina is testing the risk management skills...
  • blockchain
  • Commodities
  • Singapore
4 July 2019

How Agrocorp transported trade to a distributed ledger

Determined to bring lower costs and better traceability to its operations, the commodities company...
7 May 2019

Taking a bite out of FX risk in Latam

Latin American restaurant giant Arcos Dorados has debt and input costs in dollars but manages the...
27 March 2019

Africa’s top banks: a dominant ‘Big Three’

While global banks command a major share of Africa's financial services market, South Africa's Standard...
  • Africa
  • Hedging
19 March 2019

Africa’s costly hedges prompt alternative solutions

Treasurers agree on the need to manage FX risk in devaluation-prone Africa. But hedging products...