With several countries vying for the distinction of being the first to abandon notes and coins, is the final demise of cash now just a matter of time?
With Q1 2017 quickly wrapping up, Trump and Brexit have dominated the currency markets for with all eyes firmly focused on sterling and the dollar.
Faster payment solutions have belatedly made their debut in the US, but it’s still a work in progress.
With this year likely to see continuing high levels of corporate deal making, it’s an opportunity for them to raise their profile.
The border adjustment tax (BAT), a proposal first advocated last June by Republicans in the House of Representatives as a central plank of proposed US tax reforms, has gained impetus over the first weeks of the Trump administration.
As more smaller businesses follow the multinationals and move outside of their home market, the problem of trapped working capital is increasingly common.
The island nation imposed controls during the 2008 financial crisis, when its three biggest banks collapsed.
The region’s consumers are steadily giving up their reliance on notes, coins and cheque books, but not all corporates are making similar progress.
How regulatory changes - such as the bank bail-in rules and ratings agency analysis - reduce deposit risk for corporate treasurers.
Why the biggest opportunity to free “trapped cash” is not repatriation.