Banks Failing to Meet Treasurer Demand for Mobile Access
As treasurers' security concerns over corporate mobile banking diminish, banks are found lagging behind in their product rollouts.
Uncertainty Leads to Higher Corporate Cash Balances
More companies built up rather than subtracted from their cash holdings last quarter, but some plan to reverse course the last three months of 2013.
How Should Treasury Measure Success?
When benchmarking the effectiveness of the treasury department, a CFO needs to focus on key outputs related to critical functions like liquidity and risk management, not just the size of the staff.
Treasury: Faster and Cheaper, but Better?
Companies are laser-focused on cost-cutting and efficiency, but those may be the wrong goals.
Memo to Treasurers: Do More, and Do It Faster
Corporate treasurers are expanding their roles but at the same time are laser-focused on belt-tightening and speed, a new benchmarking survey shows.
Desperate for Yield
Treasurers are seeking the slightest pickup in returns on their short-term cash, provided the risk falls within corporate investment guidelines.
Fighting “Too Big to Fail” Hurts Credit, Expert Says
Banking regulation that inhibits financial-market liquidity could end companies’ “just-in-time” access to capital markets, a treasury expert tells the Senate.
Treasurers Desperate for Yield in Wake of Near-zero Rates
Some treasurers are looking for the slightest pickup in returns on their short-term cash, provided the risk falls within corporate investment policies.
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Lax Treasury Practices Aided MF Global Fall, Experts Say
Trying to meet frantic demands for cash and collateral from its counterparties, MF Global’s treasury department may have lost track of “whose cash was whose.”