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March 2022 11 Min Read

Taming the Triple Threat

TMI invites three experts from NatWest to explain why risk management needn’t be a Herculean task in the year ahead.

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March 2022 12 Min Read

Feeling the Squeeze

Corporate treasurers are starting to feel the heat in their cash management policies as heightened inflation levels persist.

Blog

September 2021 5 Min Read

The Long Road to Africa’s Promised Land of Trade and Prosperity

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has been touted as the supercharger of Africa’s long-term economic success. Here, Bohani Hlungwane, Group Head of Sales, Trade and Working Capital, Absa, looks back at the journey so far, and assesses what still...

Article

February 2021 8 Min Read

A Ringside Seat on Change

My Life in Treasury with Anthony J. Carfang, Managing Director, The Carfang Group Anthony Carfang has a distinguished background in consulting, writing, speaking, thought leadership and advocacy in the areas of treasury management, payments, liquidity and banking. He...

Article

October 2020 7 Min Read

Cash Management and Investment in a Shifting World

Without a crystal ball, it is difficult to predict which path the economic recovery will take. Many treasurers are therefore wondering how to manage and invest corporate cash in an optimal manner, given the uncertainty ahead. Nevertheless, Yera Hagopian, Managing...

Article

March 2020 6 Min Read

Putting Innovation into Practice: Trade Finance for the 2020s

While many aspects of trade finance have remained unchanged for centuries, at the start of a new decade a variety of drivers are offering the tantalising possibility of redefining the sector. Eleanor Hill, Editor, recently caught up with Jean-François Denis, Global...

Article

January 2020 5 Min Read

Sharing Trade Secrets: Effective FX Risk Management in 2020

As the C-suite continues to seek to understand the potential impact of foreign exchange (FX) volatility on earnings, executives are increasingly looking to the treasurer to limit the negative effects of FX risk on the business. How, then, can treasurers revamp their...

Article

November 2019 3 Min Read

Treasury Management Ripe for Disruption

The corporate treasury function is undergoing tremendous digital and technological transformation, triggered by the emergence of new technologies that are redefining the way treasury functions are being conducted. The emergence of Instant Payments, Process Automation,...

Article

September 2019 7 Min Read

Technology is Key to the Treasury of Tomorrow

In recent years, the role of the corporate treasury has been steadily evolving and transforming. Over the past decade, since the global financial crisis of 2008, the pace of this evolution has increased dramatically, and in the past few years, the strategic importance...

Article

January 2019 3 Min Read

Easing the FX Burden: Why Treasurers are Turning to Fintech

Treasurers and CFOs are the company commanders of foreign exchange, currency hedging, and international payments. Kantox, a leading fintech company, is helping businesses to overcome complex FX challenges with an innovative automated micro-hedging solution called...

Article

December 2018 4 Min Read

Repairing Treasury’s Leaky Bucket

The steady erosion of value caused by corporates stockpiling cash as interest rates remain at record lows is becoming more evident as inflation edges higher. But solutions such as dynamic discounting could staunch the flow of cash from EMEA companies. US interest rates...

Article

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...