Regional perspectives


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May 7th 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...
March 27th 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...
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  • Africa
  • Hedging
March 19th 2019

Africa’s costly hedges prompt alternative solutions

Treasurers agree on the need to manage FX risk in devaluation-prone Africa. But hedging products...
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  • Africa
  • funding
March 19th 2019

Out of Africa

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

Continental divide

Africa is a dynamic and challenging market. Companies operating across the continent must decide...
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  • Africa
January 30th 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...
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  • Brazil
  • investment
January 10th 2019

Brazil treasurers seek offshore cash solutions to transaction tax burden

Companies doing business in Brazil are implementing offshore cash management solutions to sidestep...
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  • Brazil
  • Hedging
December 13th 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...
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  • Brazil
  • Economics
November 23rd 2017

Can we be optimistic about Brazil’s economy?

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