Growth prospects for the year ahead are modest, but a recovery in commodity prices and major infrastructure spending plans are lifting the region’s major economies out of recession.
The world’s emerging markets, particularly those of Asia, offer some of the best prospects globally for strong growth in the years ahead. How to companies and treasury departments meet the various challenges of these regions in order to reap the benefits?
The UK bank is launching a digital site and will offer SMEs up to £150,000 for a maximum period of five years.
Effective supply chains depend on the strength and versatility of every participant. How can this be achieved in today’s testing business environment?
Falling world shipping rates, which pushed Korea’s Hanjin Shipping into bankruptcy last August, have resulted in hefty bad shipping loans for Germany’s banks.
A global study by American Express of more than 3,000 business leaders in small to medium enterprises finds them in confident mood.
How do banks, the long-established players in the payments market, best respond to the revolution that is now underway?
As the appeal of correspondent banking wanes, this article focuses on the evolving role of ‘utilities’ in the payments sector.
Africa’s treasury landscape is evolving apace. This article examines the challenges that corporate treasury department setting up in the continent must confront - and which determine whether they benefit from the region’s enormous business potential.
This two-part article examines the development of open banking, aka application programming interface (API) banking, and the resulting benefits both for banks and their corporate customers.