This year, we have honorees across a range of product areas that all aim to either help make their clients’ lives easier or make it easier for the banks themselves to foster innovation.
Each advance in technology opens doors for new approaches and ideas. This year’s innovators in finance show the range of problems being tackled.
Nils Waldmann, of Nordea eFX Solutions Connectivity Sales and AutoFX, tells how a customer request led the bank to break through internal silos.
Coverage of Latin America regional winners of Global Finance magazine's 2017 awards for Best Treasury & Cash Management.
Coverage of Middle East regional winners of Global Finance magazine's 2017 awards for Best Treasury & Cash Management.
Coverage of North American regional winners of Global Finance magazine's 2017 awards for Best Treasury & Cash Management.
It is a new dawn for treasury and cash management banks in the Nordic region, thanks to disruption caused by financial technology start-ups and broader market changes.
Descriptions of the 2017 Africa winners of Global Finance's annual awards for World's Best Treasury & Cash Management Providers.
Coverage of Asia-Pacific regional winners of Global Finance magazine's 2017 awards for Best Treasury & Cash Management.
Coverage of Western Europe regional winners of Global Finance magazine's 2017 awards for Best Treasury & Cash Management.
Coverage of Central & Eastern Europe regional winners of Global Finance magazine's 2017 awards for Best Treasury & Cash Management.
The prolonged downturn in oil and other commodity prices has pushed petrochemical and mining firms out of the Global Finance rankings of the best-performing companies in sub-Saharan Africa this year.
Jennifer Tory, group head, personal and commercial banking at RBC, discusses the bank’s ongoing quest to blend its digital and physical channels for clients.
Blockchain technology finally gets "real" with a letter-of-credit deal between Ornua, an Irish dairy company, and state-owned wholesaler Seychelles Trading Company.
Corporate compliance and due diligence headaches may be easing, as a number of new services have been launched to help companies screen suppliers against global sanctions lists. Ever-increasing regulatory requirements, including broader monitoring and compliance obligations, and ever-changing sanctions and ...
This year, Innotribe, the Swift initiative long known for launching fintech start-ups around the globe, changed gears. Rather than running its incubators and challenges throughout the globe, it focused on two emerging fintech hubs: Latin America and Africa. That opened ...
Use cases for blockchain technology are rapidly being developed and tested throughout the financial services industry—and beyond—from the Australian Securities Exchange to payments infrastructure providers. But perhaps one of the most compelling areas where blockchain could truly redefine financial services ...
Suresh Kumar, CIO and senior executive vice president of BNY Mellon, discusses the development of the Nexen Ecosystem.
The blockchain is getting all the attention these days—along with technology’s capacity for improving the customer experience.
There are big changes at the top of the rankings this year, and there is greater geographical diversity in the list. Companies in the region are dealing with a number of serious headwinds and broader economic and market changes, which are starting to take their toll.
The past year has seen major advances which, although only beginning to bud, are likely to have long-running ramifications for corporate treasury and cash management as they blossom and mature.
Capital Markets | Foreign Exchange Controls
In early November, Chinese Communist Party leaders announced plans to make the renminbi a “freely tradable and usable currency” by 2020—when the latest five-year development plan is set to finish—according to a statement by the party’s Xinhua News Agency.
The world’s biggest banks are cutting jobs and shrinking operations.
The Cloud is enabling treasurers to gain greater insights and control over financial and risk metrics.
Inside Sibos | Day 2
If digital tracking can be baked into the physical flow of goods, via the IoT, then many of the bottlenecks to trade financing can be removed.
Inside SIBOS | Day 1
In the second of our articles on real-time payments, we look at the implications of the move to real-time for clearing and settlement.
African Gems | Alexandria Container and Cargo tops Global Finance’s first annual ranking of the 25 Best-Performing Companies in Africa.
The technology behind cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, has come a long way fast, and its potential to change the financial services landscape is only just beginning to be explored.
Yin Fong Lum, global head of product management for cash management and trade finance, Global Transaction Services, DBS Bank, lays out the benefits and challenges of regional treasury centers.
The strong US greenback is making life difficult for corporate treasurers.
Isaac Thomas, executive vice president and head of cash management, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, describes the region’s changes and challenges.
SIBOS Supersection 2015 | Introduction
Digital trade is a key theme for the corporate forum at SWIFT’s Sibos conference in Singapore in October.
The Innovators 2015: Transaction Services—Global Finance's third-annual listing of the most innovative firms in treasury and transaction services.
The Innovators 2015 - Transactions Services, is Global Finance's annual listing of the most innovative banks and fintech companies in treasury and transaction services. The firms in this category are honored for launching products or services that are transforming the transaction services landscape for consumers and financial institutions. Global Finance uses the OECD's Oslo Manual Of Innovation to evaluate honorees.
The Innovators 2015 - Transactions Services, is Global Finance's annual listing of key innovations in treasury and transaction services. The financial institutions included in the list are honored for launching products or services that are transforming the corporate transaction services landscape. Global Finance uses the OECD's Oslo Manual Of Innovation to evaluate honorees.
The Innovators 2015 - Transactions Services, is Global Finance's annual listing of the most innovative banks and fintech companies in treasury and transaction services.
Data on life expectancy offers insight into the health of countries around the world and, as such, into their citizens' chances and ability to prosper.
Population distribution refers to the arrangement or spread of people living in a given area and includes how the population of an area is arranged according to variables, such as age, race or sex.
Global Finance’s first annual ranking of the top-performing companies in the Middle East shows how much of the region is still in the early stages of reducing its dependence on oil.
Global Finance presents the winners of its 13th Annual Best Treasury & Cash Management Providers awards.
Inside Sibos | Day 2
The Future of Money is once again a key theme of SWIFT’s annual Innotribe startup competition at this year’s Sibos conference in Boston. It dominated a number of discussions on the first day of the conference, and cryptocurrencies were in the spotlight.
Inside Sibos | Day 1
Global Finance spoke with Joy Cave, vice president and treasurer of international property insurer FM Global, about how the firm measures and manages relationships with its transaction banking partners and how that has changed in light of market and regulatory developments in recent years—both key topics of discussion for corporate treasurers attending SWIFT’s Sibos conference in Boston this week.
In the lead-up to SWIFT’s Sibos conference in Boston, I sat down with a number of the world’s leading transaction banks to get their take on how the banking markets are changing and what it means for corporates.
TREASURY & CASH MANAGEMENT | GLOBAL TRANSACTION BANKING
With transaction banks in a state of global change, what is the impact for corporates?
TREASURY & CASH MANAGEMENT | ABOUT THE SUPPLEMENT
I would like to say that there has been a big change over the past year in terms of how companies are making use of their cash. But that is not the case.
TREASURY & CASH MANAGEMENT | GLOBAL FINANCE CASH 25
The Global Finance Cash 25 ranks public companies by cash, cash equivalents and short-term securities on their balance sheets. Data is gathered from more than 70,000 public companies worldwide. It is a ranking of nonfinancial corporations—we exclude financial institutions from the list.
TREASURY & CASH MANAGEMENT | WHO'S WHO
Global Finance ’s annual list of Who’s Who in Treasury & Cash Management