Ashutosh Kumar

Global Head, Working Capital Solutions, Standard Chartered

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India's Rush Towards a Cashless Economy

India’s Rush Towards a Cashless Economy   By Ashutosh Kumar, Global Head Banking the Ecosystem, Transaction Banking, Standard Chartered   While most payments in India are still made with cash or...

Facilitating Trade and Economic Transformation

Facilitating Trade and Economic Transformation An interview with Ashutosh Kumar, Global Head of Corporate Cash & Trade, Transaction Banking, Standard Chartered Bank What role does trade play in the global economy? During, and certainly since the financial crisis, economists and politicians alike have...

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Why the Pharma Sector Needs to Focus on Working Capital Post Pandemic

The pharma industry has historically had little need for working capital optimisation strategies, but capital released from this can be substantial. Standard Chartered’s Shoaib Yaqub, Global Head, Capital Structure Advisory, and Ashutosh Kumar, Global Head, Working Capital Solution, discuss how “pulling...