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May 2018 10 Min Read

Strength in Numbers: Delivering the Power of Digital in MENA

Digital disruption is exploding across the Middle East, North Africa, Pakistan and Turkey (MENAPT) region. With some of the highest smartphone penetration rates in the world, digitisation across these markets is being driven by new technologies, consumers, governments...

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April 2018 4 Min Read

Why Ireland for Corporate Treasury?

Foreword by Lorcan Travers, 2017 President of the Irish Association of Corporate Treasurers The world of the treasurer has changed dramatically in the last ten years since the global financial crisis shone a spotlight on the need to manage risk and secure...

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March 2018 8 Min Read

Africa Corporate Treasury – Who is Your Catalyst for Innovation?

As treasury capabilities continue to mature in 2018, regularly re-evaluating corporate strategies and counterparties will be imperative. Only by capitalising on increasingly sophisticated developments such as instant payment systems, data analytic tools and by working...

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October 2017 11 Min Read

Germany’s Banks: Delivering a Digital Future

Germany’s Banks: Delivering a Digital Future   The finance industry is undergoing significant change, with technology creating opportunities to transform the payments space. At a BNY Mellon-hosted roundtable in Frankfurt, TMI sat down with a group of banking...

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August 2017 4 Min Read

Preparing Corporate Treasurers for New, More Efficient Bond Market Settlement Processes

Preparing Corporate Treasurers for New, More Efficient Bond Market Settlement Processes Strate    The South African bond market will soon receive a new IT infrastructure for the custody and settlement of bonds, changing some of the practices and processes...

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May 2017 6 Min Read

Spotlight on Germany: Priorities, Opportunities and Innovations in Corporate Treasury

Spotlight on Germany: Priorities, Opportunities and Innovations in Corporate Treasury By Jorg Konrath, Head of Sales, Cash Management, Germany, BNP Paribas   With growth rates in Germany continuing to strengthen, corporations headquartered or operating in Germany...

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May 2017 9 Min Read

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 cheques, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has...

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May 2017 18 Min Read

A New Era of Transaction Banking

A New Era of Transaction Banking  Insights from Leading Bankers in Germany Ahead of Schwab Ley & Greiner’s annual Finanzsymposium, four leading bankers in Germany discussed some of the trends and challenges in transaction banking, moderated by Thomas...

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March 2017 7 Min Read

Looking to a Brighter African Horizon

Looking to a Brighter African Horizon By Geoffrey Gursel, Director, Sales and Implementation Head Sub-Saharan Africa, Treasury and Trade Solutions, Citi If 2016 shows us anything, it is that volatility and uncertainty has become the ‘new normal’. When...

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January 2017 6 Min Read

Reinforcing Our Commitment to Institutional Banking in Asia

Reinforcing Our Commitment to Institutional Banking in Asia by Mark Evans, Managing Director, Transaction Banking, Institutional, ANZ Following an in-depth strategic review, ANZ recently made the decision to sell its retail and wealth businesses in Singapore, Hong...

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December 2016 2 Min Read

From the Chairman

From the Chairman  by Nigel Grey, Managing Director, Berkshire Royale (Pty) Ltd It is with great pleasure that I introduce the 2016 issue of The South African Treasurer, which focuses on treasury trends and the opportunities and the challenges that come with...

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December 2016 4 Min Read

Standard Bank Drives Deepening of Africa’s Capital Markets

Standard Bank Drives Deepening of Africa’s Capital Markets  by Rob Porter, Head of Flow Sales, Global Markets Division, Standard Bank and Themba Rikhotso, Head of Sales, Transactional Products and Services (TPS), Standard Bank Managing in excess of USD1tr in...