A new Cash & Treasury Managers’ Handbook for The Americas has been launched by HSBC, following the publication of two the bank’s previous guides to Asia-Pacific and Europe & the Middle East. The new handbook, designed to assist corporations and financial institutions conducting business in North, Central and South America, covers 22 countries in The Americas with country profiles providing in-depth information including economic data, taxation, country credit rating, payment instruments, systems, cash management and electronic banking, as well as trade finance and useful contacts. The handbook is a collaborative effort between WorldWideCountryProfiles, US-based treasury consulting firm NLRussell Associates and HSBC Bank USA, N.A.. See promotional panels on gtnews for details of how to obtain a complementary copy.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.