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July 2019

Regional Insights: Treasury Transformation in the Middle East and North Africa

MENA is experiencing a rapid influx in the deployment of digital technology used to accelerate payment methods. This has revolutionised the efficiency of cash management systems – and the role of treasurers in the decision making process. Industry experts Emre Karter and David Aldred, Citi, provide an overview of recent developments in the region, with insightful analysis of the corporate viewpoint offered by Arun Singh, Aramex and Nishat Neelay Deshmukh, Maersk. 

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May 2019 10 Min Read

Unlocking Africa: Treasury Holds the Key

Africa is a continent of vast opportunity. But leveraging the African success story requires genuine insight into the disruptive trends that are helping to shape Africa’s transformation. A recent Citi roundtable highlighted how treasury is evolving on both sides of...

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May 2019 5 Min Read

Flying High! The Rapid Rise of ACTA, Austria’s Treasury Association

The Austrian Corporate Treasury Association (ACTA) was formally established at the end of 2017 and began recruiting members in January last year – but its roots go back much further. A loose-knit network of treasurers had existed for some 20 years, and during recent...

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May 2019

Regional Insights: Africa’s Digital Treasury Transformation

Treasurers with operations in Africa have the opportunity to future proof by pursuing best practice centralisation and connectivity, and by leveraging the latest digital innovation for payments & collections. Industry experts Geoffrey Gursel and Foluso Ayo-Olaiya, Citi, provide an overview of recent developments in the region, with insightful analysis of the corporate viewpoint offered by Melissa Howe, Booking.com and Alouis Ngoshi, Cummins.

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January 2019 4 Min Read

Why navigating today’s macroeconomic watershed depends on the treasurer

The world economy is at a defining moment. Think of an accelerated industrial revolution, swept along by rapidly developing new technology and a shift in economic power from West to East. In parallel, governments are redirecting their economies through diversifying and...

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January 2019 6 Min Read

Treasury in CEE – Exploring the Digital Frontier

The European Association of Corporate Treasurers (EACT) recently teamed up with TMI for the 2018 CEE Conference in Budapest – covering a whole spectrum of treasury topics for the region, from FX to geopolitical risk. One of the key plenary sessions explored...

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January 2019 1 Min Read

Blazing a Transformation Trail: Saudi Arabia’s New Digital Frontier

As part of a blueprint for a better future, the Saudi government is implementing measures to create a digitally-transformed, diverse economy. For corporate treasurers operating in the kingdom, or considering expansion into the country, this new digital era offers...

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December 2018 4 Min Read

Brexit – A Painless Deal is Not an Option

As I write, the EU and UK negotiators have now agreed on a withdrawal agreement and very much an outline deal for the future relationship but the political messages are mixed on both sides. The UK’s offer appears uninviting to the EU: it’s between the UK crashing...

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December 2018 12 Min Read

Demystifying Digital Treasury – Lessons from the UAE

Knowing which technology innovations to invest in now, and which to put on the back burner, is a challenge for any treasurer. But it is particularly difficult for those operating in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where the real-time digital infrastructure is still...

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October 2018 8 Min Read

Africa: A Continent of Opportunities

In this interview, CJ Giddy, International CEO, Absa Securities UK Limited, a part of the Absa Group, one of Africa’s largest financial services groups, talks to Eleanor Hill, Editor, TMI, about the growth of the African economy, its position in the global...

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October 2018 5 Min Read

SuperConnecting China’s Fintech Innovations with the World

SuperConnecting China’s Fintech Innovations with the World by Thomas Lin, Director, Mobile Money & E-Commerce Transaction Banking Client Access  In today’s China, what you do on Mobile Wallets can impact your relationships and credibility. If you...

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June 2018 6 Min Read

Shake Your Market Maker: Digital Disruption in the African FX Landscape

 Africa’s foreign exchange (FX) market may be fragmented, but it is also unencumbered by legacy trading infrastructure. It comes as no surprise, therefore, that the continent has become a hive of fintech activity and digital FX innovation. Tim Hutchinson, Head...

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MENA is experiencing a rapid influx in the deployment of digital technology used to accelerate payment methods. This has revolutionised the efficiency of cash management systems - and the role of treasurers in the decision making process.

Industry experts Emre Karter and David Aldred, Citi, provide an overview of recent developments in the region, with insightful analysis of the corporate viewpoint offered by Arun Singh, Aramex and Nishat Neelay Deshmukh, Maersk.