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February 2022 7 Min Read

ETFs and Tokenised Funds: New Building Blocks of Treasury Investment?

In the December 2021 Calastone Connect Forum, experts considered how exchange traded funds and tokenised funds could, and potentially should, become part of every treasurer’s asset class armoury for managing liquidity. Ed Lopez, Chief Revenue Officer, Calastone; Patrick...

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January 2022 10 Min Read

NFTs in Treasury? Establishing Use Cases in Trade Finance and Beyond

The world’s first trade finance-based non-fungible token transaction in 2021 highlights the need for treasurers to understand the technology behind tokenisation and the practical implications that it could have for corporate finance. Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have gained...

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June 2021 9 Min Read

How Suitable are Crypto Assets as a Treasury Investment?

Corporates have started putting Bitcoin on the balance sheet. Central banks are pursuing their own digital currencies. The rise of cryptocurrencies is happening at a startling pace and will have a variety of impacts. Now is the time for treasurers to educate themselves...

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May 2021 21 Min Read

Crypto: Can it Ever Be Right for Treasury?

In an era where arguably even normally dependable gilts have shifted from being ‘risk-free returns’ to ‘return-free risks’, have cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin finally become viable assets? Or has recent market turbulence, coupled with regulatory inte...

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Standard Chartered partners with IATA to launch IATA Pay in India

Powered by Straight2Bank Pay, the payment platform will enable consumers to instantly pay for airline tickets from their bank accounts Singapore – Standard Chartered announced it has partnered with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to launch IATA Pay in India. IATA Pay, which is already...