April 2021 5 Min Read

Divergence Between Central Banks as ECB Takes Action

Northern Trust Asset Management Monthly Market Commentary for March 2021 Eurozone Market Update As expected, the ECB announced no policy changes in March - the meeting...

March 2021 5 Min Read

Drowning in Dollars: Can Markets Stay Afloat?

Northern Trust Asset Management Monthly Market Commentary for February 2021 Eurozone Market Update Euro markets saw a relatively mundane month with the front end remaining...

January 2021

Innovation for Long Term Resilience

Johnny Grimes, Deutsche Bank, joins TMI's Eleanor Hill in the TreasuryCast studio to cover the ways in which treasury functions have hastily adapted to counteract the disruption caused by the ongoing pandemic. Our guest...

October 2020 3 Min Read

Negative Interest Rates and the Implications for Money Market Funds

The conditions now facing the global economy are unprecedented. For many countries, interest rates have been close to record lows...

October 2020 1 Min Read

People in Focus

Stephen Randall has recently been appointed Citi’s TTS Global Head of Liquidity Management Services, and a member of the Global Executive Committee.  In this position he is responsible for managing more...

May 2020 8 Min Read

The Dangers of Negative Interest Rates

Are negative interest rates really good for treasurers, and for the world economy in general? There are admittedly some benefits, but there are many more drawbacks. Perhaps a...

October 2019 7 Min Read

Hitting the Sweet Spot: Macro Uncertainty and the Ultra-Short Solution

In the current uncertain macro environment, it is tempting for treasurers to hunker down in their short-term investment comfort zone,...

December 2018 9 Min Read

Optimising Liquidity When Interest Rates Are Rising: Three Key Steps

A rising rate environment can be a challenge even for the most sophisticated fixed income investor. And even though treasurers...

October 2018 14 Min Read

The Added Value of Centralised Cash Management under BEPS

What would be the correct price (i.e., the arm’s length transaction) of a cash transaction under BEPS (Base Erosion Profit Shifting) Actions 8-10? That’s a key question which...

November 2017 10 Min Read

Are Financial Crises Inevitable?

 Ten years already. In the summer of 2017, we marked the sorry tenth anniversary of the last great financial crisis. We may well ask ourselves what form the next one will take and most of all when it will happen...

November 2017 7 Min Read

Leveraging Technology to Drive Treasury Transformation at Alhokair

The business and consumer environment in Saudi Arabia has changed significantly in recent years in line with evolving economic...

November 2017 6 Min Read

The 2018 Forecast: Wear Sunscreen, Take Your Umbrella

Steve Elms continues his annual series in which he outlines his thoughts for the year ahead. In recent years, the focus has been managing risk and improving efficiency during an...