Why Is Blockchain Suddenly So Hot?
All at once, it seems, corporate treasury departments are embracing the distributed-ledger technology to manage FX more efficiently, among other reasons.
How Tech Startups Should Manage Forex
Managing foreign exchange risk is crucial for a young technology firm with little excess cash.
Ex-Traders Charged With Currency Rigging
U.S. authorities say traders for three banks used the "Cartel' online chatroom to manipulate the price of U.S. dollars and euros.
State Street Fined $382M Over Hidden Markups
The SEC says the bank made "substantial revenues" by misleading clients about the pricing of foreign exchange trades.
Currency Volatility Costs Hit Record $33.9B
"Corporates are seeing more significant sustained negative impacts than at the height of the euro crisis," FiREapps says.
Conquering Foreign Currency Concerns
CFO offers the following stories on foreign currency risks, hidden costs of international payments, foreign market fixed rates, and multinational margins.
Three Currency Predictions for 2016
Volatility will no longer be the "new normal" but just the norm; it will be the "year of the yuan"; and FP&A teams will be pressed for insights.
Five Banks to Pay $5.6B Over Rate-Rigging
Plea agreements resolve U.S. allegations that the banks manipulated foreign currency exchange and interest rates.
Strong Dollar Plays Havoc with Multinationals’ Margins
Operating margins for U.S. companies with subsidiaries in Europe or Japan are getting whacked by foreign exchange this year.
CFO Manages Around Commodities Price Volatility
Ingredion's Jack Fortnum juggles customer contract models, pricing strategies, currency instability, and working capital controls.
SAP Being Boosted by Weak Euro
The software giant does hedge its foreign cash flows, but the euro's drop could still give 2015 sales and earnings a double-digit percentage boost.