Mikhail Palei, head of foreign exchange flow at VTB Capital in Moscow, expects international banks to lose their appetite for risk in the Russian ruble—which he sees as an opportunity for Russia’s FX desks.
Treasury & Cash Management
China | Milestones
The Chinese government has followed the US and Western European model by providing deposit insurance for private savers in the Chinese banking system.
Antti Ranta, head of FX at Nordea in Helsinki, sees demand growing for emerging markets currencies in Nordic countries—and for advice on how to trade them.
Regulatory uncertainty, technological change and traders behaving badly have collided in a perfect storm for banks’ foreign exchange operations
Philip Nel, head of FX trading for Africa at Standard Bank in Johannesburg, anticipates a proliferation of new foreign exchange products in countries across the continent.
How significant is a digitized, simplified, single platform to trade finance?
Website design is becoming more important than ever, particularly in areas such as ease of use, security features, integrated functions and aesthetics.
What is the key consideration in adopting a digitized banking strategy?
How has Internet banking evolved in the last year or so?
The big bank is the only systemically important US financial institution found to depend too heavily on wholesale sources of funding.
Cash is still king, and unlocking trapped cash or investing it for higher yield remains one of the major preoccupations of most corporate treasurers.
Annual Survey | Stars Of China
Something’s changed this year. Midmarket innovators are taking the lead, Internet companies are now world-beaters, and banks are staking their ground in a whole new way.
Management | Transaction Banking
Alberta Cefis is retiring from Scotiabank after building its global transaction banking business practically from the ground up.
FX Supplement 2014 | Corporate Hedging
The recent surge in foreign exchange volatility may be catching some corporate treasurers by surprise after the currency market’s prolonged lull.
TREASURY & CASH MANAGEMENT | GLOBAL TRANSACTION BANKING
With transaction banks in a state of global change, what is the impact for corporates?