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Tags:
  • 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...
Tags:
  • 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...
Tags:
  • Africa
  • funding
19 March 2019

Out of Africa

On both sides of the balance sheet, treasurers describe Africa’s myriad regulatory frameworks...
Tags:
  • Africa
1 March 2019

Continental divide

Africa is a dynamic and challenging market. Companies operating across the continent must decide...
Tags:
  • Africa
30 January 2019

FX risk reins in growth for African companies

Companies in Africa are reporting record growth, but FX risk is a unique challenge  in the region...
Tags:
  • Brazil
  • investment
10 January 2019

Brazil treasurers seek offshore cash solutions to transaction tax burden

Companies doing business in Brazil are implementing offshore cash management solutions to sidestep...
Tags:
  • Brazil
  • Hedging
13 December 2018

Latam companies take natural approach to reduce FX hedging

During a volatile year, two corporates operating in Brazil found different ways to reduce FX ri...
Tags:
  • Brazil
  • Economics
23 November 2017

Can we be optimistic about Brazil’s economy?

Just when Brazil is recovering from the deepest ever recession, uncertainty over the results of...