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32 articles

Four ways businesses are transforming for good in an era of uncertainty

We explore four digitisation trends emerging as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

We explore four digitisation trends emerging as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

5 Aug 2020

Beyond the COVID-19 shock: revisiting capital allocation

As the challenge of surviving COVID-19 gives way to opportunities and potential for growth, how can CFOs and treasurers make…

As the challenge of surviving COVID-19 gives way to opportunities and potential for growth, how can CFOs and treasurers make…

21 Jul 2020

Why CFOs need to adopt new tools for trade resilience

CFOs increasingly need to leverage innovative tools to balance stabilising working capital with planning for future growth opportunities.

CFOs increasingly need to leverage innovative tools to balance stabilising working capital with planning for future growth opportunities.

21 Jul 2020

Predictions for the global economic recovery

The outlook for the US and China – the world’s largest economies - is crucial to the global recovery

The outlook for the US and China – the world’s largest economies - is crucial to the global recovery

16 Jul 2020

Six trends that are shaping the future of global trade

The article outlines 6 key trends shaping the future of global trade in a post COVID world and beyond.

The article outlines 6 key trends shaping the future of global trade in a post COVID world and beyond.

15 Jul 2020

Moving Past COVID-19: Best practices for Treasurers

The impact of COVID-19 on cash flows drove treasurers to crisis mode. Moving forward, treasurers should take key steps towards…

The impact of COVID-19 on cash flows drove treasurers to crisis mode. Moving forward, treasurers should take key steps towards…

2 Jul 2020

A risk-based approach to tackling COVID-19 crime: Lessons for financial institutions

How financial institutions can improve their risk-based approaches to fight financial crime more effectively during COVID-19 and beyond.

How financial institutions can improve their risk-based approaches to fight financial crime more effectively during COVID-19 and beyond.

30 Jun 2020

Investors flood to sustainability in wake of coronavirus

Sustainable investment has seen a boom, with investors looking long term in difficult economic times

Sustainable investment has seen a boom, with investors looking long term in difficult economic times

29 Jun 2020

Business resilience during COVID-19: 5 ways we’re thinking less like a bank

David Whiteing, Group Chief Operating Officer, shares the hidden potential of an identity crisis, the value of not asking permission,…

David Whiteing, Group Chief Operating Officer, shares the hidden potential of an identity crisis, the value of not asking permission,…

23 Jun 2020

Surviving the cash crisis: An outlook on capital markets and liquidity

As economies begin to emerge out of lockdown, what is the outlook on liquidity for businesses and investors and where…

As economies begin to emerge out of lockdown, what is the outlook on liquidity for businesses and investors and where…

22 Jun 2020

Why increasing awareness and collaboration are key to tackling COVID-19 fraud

Increasing awareness and collaboration can help mitigate fraud risks caused by COVID-19 for financial institutions

Increasing awareness and collaboration can help mitigate fraud risks caused by COVID-19 for financial institutions

16 Jun 2020

Fighting the COVID-19 fraudsters: Rajen’s story

When Rajen received a call one Saturday afternoon, he didn’t expect to spend his weekend recovering funds for a defrauded…

When Rajen received a call one Saturday afternoon, he didn’t expect to spend his weekend recovering funds for a defrauded…

15 Jun 2020

Four ways FIs can stay ahead of cybercrime during and beyond COVID-19

Cybercriminals are using coronavirus themes to attack IT systems with greater speed and volume. Here are four ways in which…

Cybercriminals are using coronavirus themes to attack IT systems with greater speed and volume. Here are four ways in which…

9 Jun 2020

What are the prospects for China’s post COVID-19 economic recovery?

As China plans its post COVID-19 economic recovery, here are the risks and the reasons to be optimistic.

As China plans its post COVID-19 economic recovery, here are the risks and the reasons to be optimistic.

2 Jun 2020

Digital trade: The new normal for Africa and the Middle East?

As measures to combat COVID-19 force the paper-heavy world of trade into a new digitised reality, the AME region is…

As measures to combat COVID-19 force the paper-heavy world of trade into a new digitised reality, the AME region is…

1 Jun 2020

Recovery scenarios: Ways out of the maze

At the start of Q1, we called this the worst of economic times. Little has transpired since to contradict this.…

At the start of Q1, we called this the worst of economic times. Little has transpired since to contradict this.…

27 May 2020

COVID-19: reshaping the future of supply chains

From just-in-time to just-in-case supply chains, companies may look to re-shore or near-shore production.

From just-in-time to just-in-case supply chains, companies may look to re-shore or near-shore production.

26 May 2020

The short- and long-term consequences of COVID-19

Economic pain may translate into worse political outcomes over the long term.

Economic pain may translate into worse political outcomes over the long term.

26 May 2020

Resilience, agility and humanity: lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic

Our Chairman on why greater international cooperation must sideline ‘me-first thinking’ as governments step up their COVID-19 response

Our Chairman on why greater international cooperation must sideline ‘me-first thinking’ as governments step up their COVID-19 response

Explore our world | 13 May 2020

COVID-19 hits China high yield, but real estate stays resilient

China’s property issuers are showing laudable resilience to the sell-off caused by the global pandemic.

China’s property issuers are showing laudable resilience to the sell-off caused by the global pandemic.

11 May 2020