Technology Helps Banks Stay Ahead

ANNUAL SURVEY: BEST INTERNET BANKS PART 1   In the first of a two-part series, Global Finance identifies the best online corporate and consumer banks by country and regionally by product or service category.   By Adam Rombel   The ...

Foreign Exchange Trading

SPOTLIGHT: TRADING UP   Technology is revolutionizing foreign exchange trading and providing ever-increasing opportunities in the world’s biggest financial market.   By Anita Hawser   Electronic trading has revolutionized markets. In the equities markets, algorithmic trading platforms, high-frequency trading and ...

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 ...

Enabling Efficiency

ENABLE EFFICIENCY   Welcome to the first Technology & Treasury Management Supplement Global Finance has published. We recognize that technology has always been a key enabler of treasury management, with treasury management workstations and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems facilitating ...

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 ...

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 ...

Technology: Cloud Computing

  CLOUD COMPUTING   Businesses looking for cost-effective data and IT infrastructure solutions are increasingly finding the answer is in the cloud.   by Anita Hawser   History is littered with examples of technologies that were hyped by analysts, but ...

Features : Banking On Innovation

BEST INTERNET BANKS 2008 In the second of a two-part series, Global Finance identifies the best corporate/institutional and consumer Internet banks globally and in six regions.         These are tough times for banks to focus on Internet ...

Features : Internet Bank Awards

In the first of a two-part series, Global Finance identifies the best online corporate and consumer banks by country and regionally by product or service category.   Times have been hard recently for banks’ information technology departments. The collapse of ...

Features : Corporate Users Snared In A Tangled Web

FOCUS / NETWORK SECURITY File-sharing programs are creating security risks for the global finance industry’s computer systems.     Safe at home: Simple precautions can help ensure corporate data security.     Businesses in the global finance industry are waking ...

Features : Growth Explosion

INTERNET BANKING Over the past two decades, Internet banking has gone from non-existent to ubiquitous. As this year’s Global Finance Internet Banks Awards show, many of the pioneers are still dominant forces, driving the market forward.     Banks have ...

Features : An Industry In Flux

Hotels, airlines & airports     Tightened budgets and new technology have triggered a wave of innovation in the business travel industry.   Take-off: Business-only airlines such as Silverjet are hoping to change the face of corporate travel The business ...