2010

OTC Foreign Exchange Market Turnover By Instrument, 1998-2010

>Global Foreign Exchange Market Turnover By Instrument (US$ billion) You will need javascript to view this feature. According to the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the Triennial Central Bank Survey of Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Market Activity is intended “ ...

OTC Foreign Exchange Market Turnover By Currency, 1998-2010

Currency Distribution Of Global Foreign Exchange Market Turnover You will need javascript to view this feature. Currency distribution of foreign exchange market turnover reflects the share of overall trading volumes of a particular currency. The US dollar continues to decline ...

OTC Foreign Exchange Market Turnover By Country, 1998-2010

Geographical Distribution Of Global Foreign Exchange Market Turnover (US$ billion) You will need javascript to view this feature. 2010 Market Turnover By Country (%) You will need javascript to view this feature. Data is from the Bank for International Settlements ...

OTC Foreign Exchange Market Turnover By Currency Pair, 1998-2010

Global Foreign Exchange Market Turnover By Currency Pair (US$ billion) You will need javascript to view this feature. Data is from the Bank for International Settlements Triennial Central Bank Survey of Foreign Exchange and Derivatives Market Activity, September, 2010. Click ...

Global Outperformers

EM REGIONAL BANKING FOCUS: LATIN AMERICA   By Denise Bedell   Latin America is a hotbed of growth, presenting a wealth of opportunities for domestic and international banks.     With some of the highest growth rates seen anywhere worldwide ...

TCM: Data Drivers

DATA ANALYTICS   Analytics solutions pull data from disparate sources to provide a big-picture view of operations and exposures.   By Denise Bedell   In the wake of the financial crisis, the job of the treasurer has increasingly focused on ...

TCM: Shared Value

SHARED SERVICE CENTERS   There are many options for how to set up and roll out a shared service center, providing an approach for every budget and corporate structure. By Denise Bedell   As the recession thaws and purse strings ...

Steady Progress

Country Report: Portugal   By Denise Bedell   Portugal has been hit hard by the general uncertainty over the eurozone's future, but its prospects are outshining some of its neighbors'.     It may still be laboring in Greece's shadow, ...

Household Saving Rates

Household saving is defined as the difference between a household’s disposable income (mainly wages received, revenue of the self-employed and net property income) and its consumption (expenditures on goods and services.) Since the early-to-mid-1990s, savings rates have been stable in ...

Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

TECHNOLOGY & TREASURY MANAGEMENT — TREASURY SOLUTIONS   Treasury modules offered by enterprise resource planning systems providers are threatening full-suite treasury systems.   By Denise Bedell   As companies focus more on cost savings, there is an equilibrium that must ...

Country Report: Canada

CANADIAN CORPORATES BENEFIT FROM EARLY RECOVERY   With the US recovery still on shaky ground, Canada has seen growth spike, debt markets open wide for Canadian corporates and strong interest from foreign investors in both traditional debt and infrastructure project ...

Obama Administration Continues Export Drive

NEWSMAKERS: UNITED STATES   Obama Administration Continues Export Drive   By Denise Bedell   Gregoire: Coordinating efforts on export promotion The Obama administration has set a goal of doubling US exports in the next five years and announced the development ...

E-Invoicing Finds Favor Again

TECHNOLOGY & TREASURY MANAGEMENT — E-INVOICING Companies are taking a second look at electronic invoicing as they begin to evaluate longer-term efficiency and cost reduction programs for the financial supply chain.   By Denise Bedell   With the treasury and ...

Countries by Income Group

Major international organizations classify countries by different factors. One criterion that is often used is gross national income (GNI) per capita – the dollar value of a country’s final income in a year, divided by its population. It reflects the ...

Cover Story: A Wide Open World

A WIDE OPEN WORLD   As new technologies help individuals gain greater access to information and data, how they use it will change the corporate and financial worlds forever. To stay ahead of the pack, firms must change the way ...

2009

Crisis Prompts Creative Solutions

Crisis Prompts Creative Solutions   Businesses are demanding more integration, efficiency and liquidity from their trade finance providers. The trade finance space will never be the same.   By Denise Bedell   The recent global financial crisis brought many changes ...

Features: Corporate Cards Go Virtual

CORPORATE CARDS GO GLOBAL AND VIRTUAL   Companies are reworking their corporate card programs and setting up new corporate purchase card programs to improve spend management and gain greater control over global expenses.   By Denise Bedell     Companies ...

Features : Tightening The Supply Chain

FOCUS SUPPLY CHAIN FINANCE Just a short while ago, supply chain finance was seen as a novel luxury. For many corporations now it could be the key to survival—and future prosperity.     Quinn: Credit is proving hard to find ...

2008

Features : Focus On Liquidity

TREASURY MANAGEMENT: ASIA Facing a unique set of challenges, treasurers in Asia-Pacific are focusing on improving liquidity management.     Newton: Organizations placing investment want to know exactly where it is being invested. It is a tough time for corporates ...

TCM Guide : Proving Ground

BANK RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT   How banks treat their customers through the current hard times will define their relationships for years to come.   Moinian warns corporates to be cautious: "Banks in trouble are offering extremely good rates". A wave of ...

TCM Guide : The Bigger Picture

LIQUIDITY MANAGEMENT   Corporate treasurers are fully reviewing all of their liquidity structures and relationships to ensure maximum efficiency, best access to credit and best returns on excess cash.   Rossi: We have seen a number of our large corporate ...

Features : Changing Investment Strategies

CHANGING INVESTMENT STRATEGIES CORPORATE TOOLBOX / SHORT-TERM INVESTING Credit market turmoil has forced corporate treasurers to re-evaluate their investment strategies. They are scrutinizing short-term investments for their strength and creditworthiness and demanding much greater information from the banks with whom ...

Focus: Nafta : Terms Of Trade

14 Years On With Nafta once again coming to the forefront of water-cooler discussions as a result of the political ping-pong between Democratic presidential hopefuls in the US, we look back at the development of the ground-breaking free trade agreement ...

Newsmakers : Businesses Prove The Benefit Of Going Green

United States     Gardner: More companies are signing up to going green. Global investors, institutions and corporates are increasingly looking to improve their sustainability profile, according to a report by the Worldwatch Institute released in January. The report, State ...

2007

Features : Building A Stronger Supply Chain

FOCUS / SUPPLY CHAIN FINANCE     Having good financial and physical supply chain infrastructure can mean the difference between competitive advantage and faster available cash versus reactive management and stops and bottlenecks in accounts receivable.   "A successful supply ...

Features : Seeking Out Growth

REGIONAL REPORT / NORDIC BANKING As Nordic banks look further outside their home markets for growth, the rewards—and also the risks—are increasing. Over the past few years, banks in the Nordic region have benefited from highly favorable economic conditions across ...

TCM Guide 2007 : Online FX

EXCHANGE CHANGE ONLINE FOREIGN EXCHANGE   Key players in the online foreign exchange markets are hoping that new entrants and the integration of interdealer and dealer-to-client platforms will end the stagnation that is hindering workflow development.     Theodorou: Many ...

TCM Guide 2007 : Who's Who

“WHO’S WHO” IN TREASURY AND CASH MANAGEMENT TREASURY & CASH MANAGEMENT 2007     Anne Boden Head, Transaction Banking, Europe ABN AMRO Anne Boden manages ABN AMRO Transaction Banking across Europe. She is also responsible for preparing it for future ...