Treasury Management Systems Insights
11th February 2020
For more than a decade, the asset management industry has witnessed large-scale consolidation driven by increased margin pressures, as investors continue to shift their savings away from active funds in favour of cheaper passive investment strategies.
This exodus from active funds shows little sign of slowing however, with US passive funds... read more
10th February 2020
Invisible liquidity is unmanageable liquidity. This inconvenient truth remains as valid today as it has ever since the discipline of liquidity management first emerged. Furthermore, while it may be widely-acknowledged, it certainly isn't widely-resolved. The number of global multinationals who can honestly claim that their treasuries have 100... read more
27th January 2020
When companies make the decision to turn to technology to optimise their financial setup, they tend to come with a long catalog of questions. But while RfP-style requirement lists do have their merit, there are other, more targeted ways to ensure you get exactly what you need and when you need it. One of the most effective ones is a scoping... read more
14th January 2020
Effectively managing and storing trade data will ensure that technology used to comply with current regulations remains usable for future requirements, says the chief product and engineering officer, Calypso.
“[Having] data in a consistent format, where applications dealing with different product types, different parts of the trade life... read more
9th January 2020
While the regulatory wave that followed the financial crisis appears to have crested, financial institutions are still facing new challenges.
Global and local regulators are demanding greater reporting integration across multiple business processes and faster reactions to change.
The boundaries between finance, risk and regulatory reporting... read more
7th January 2020
In my first article based on the Global Corporate Treasury Survey 2019, I explored why building customer relationships is becoming ever more pivotal to corporate banking business models. In this follow-up, I go on to examine the technologies and ecosystems that will characterise the new era of relationship banking.
The primacy of data
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3rd January 2020
For the past two decades corporate treasurers have been eagerly awaiting a wave of technological change to help cope with their ever-increasing workload. For some time now, treasurers have been told that their industry is on the brink of accessing automated systems that will free them from the drudgery of their day-to-day operational... read more
23rd December 2019
According to The World Bank, 1.7 billion people globally don’t have access to the most basic financial services. Without access to savings and credit, economic mobility is next to impossible - leaving the unbanked trapped in a cycle of poverty. This is a huge issue not only for developing countries where the proportion of the unbanked is... read more
18th December 2019
Ed Addario was appointed Currencycloud’s chief technology officer in December 2016. Since then, technological advances across payments have ramped up, and the market has begun to evolve rapidly. Bobsguide caught up with Addario recently, to get his thoughts on how the firm has changed, and what’s driving market forces.
What's... read more