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.
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Intelligent automation enables financial institutions to drive cost out of a wide range of processes, without reinventing their business model or redesigning their IT infrastructure.
Widespread acceptance has seen the cloud become the ‘new normal’ for a growing number of organisations and their treasury departments.
Treasurers are increasingly looked to by the company for an increased involvement in strategic decision making. But without an increase in the treasury department's headcount and resources, how might this be achieved?
A survey conducted by Capital One suggests around five in six plan to implement new treasury management products and services in the coming year.
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