Liquidity management debate: Liquidity management in an age of anxiety
The eurozone crisis has prompted increasing concerns about risk among clients seeking liquidity management. But Euromoney’s debate suggests that bankers feel they have the mechanisms in place to meet customer needs for reassurance and safety.
• With the eurozone crisis, corporates are more exercised by risk, putting security and liquidity well ahead of yield. They are demanding systems best suited to forestall upcoming market events
Euromoney What impact has the eurozone crisis had on corporate attitudes towards liquidity management?
DM, Barclays The corporate market is still in robust health – it’s just trying to find the right way to react to the political and sovereign issues. For 20 years clients have been sweeping funds south to north across Europe. The political risk has made them focus on that a little more sharply.