FX: Corporate hedging goes forwards – and backwards

FX: Corporate hedging goes forwards – and backwards

May 17, 2019
By PAUL GOLDEN

While all the conditions for increased corporate enthusiasm for foreign exchange hedging appear to be in place, uneven demand suggests lack of consensus on how best to manage currency volatility.

Cash is dead. Long live cash

Cash is dead. Long live cash

April 23, 2019
By KANIKA SAIGAL

Payments via smartphone or contactless credit card are indisputably convenient, but what is the price of going cashless? And what role does cold hard cash have in modern society?

Tech investments bear fruit for global transaction banks

Tech investments bear fruit for global transaction banks

March 13, 2019
By KANIKA SAIGAL

New data collected by business intelligence provider Coalition show that in 2018 global transaction banking recorded the highest revenues since 2010 – and bankers believe this is largely down to the fact that investment in tech is finally paying off.

Payments: India’s cash conundrum

Payments: India’s cash conundrum

March 13, 2019

The argument that India will be the first cashless society doesn’t take into account the country’s most vulnerable people and the cultural attachment to cash.

Trade finance: Banks’ digital deficit

Trade finance: Banks’ digital deficit

February 04, 2019
By KANIKA SAIGAL

Digital innovation has the potential to transform international trade, yet many argue that banks are lagging in replacing antiquated systems for trade with smart solutions. What is behind the delays?

Payments: The march of tech

Payments: The march of tech

January 15, 2019
By KANIKA SAIGAL

From payments to full retail banking services, tech companies are encroaching on the banking space.

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The future of the RMB: special focus

The future of the RMB: special focus

March 19, 2019

Euromoney's latest coverage of how Beijing is seeking to globalize the renminbi, through currency swaps and trade-financing facilities; the rise of the offshore bond market; and how fee-hungry banks are salivating at the prospect of the RMB’s growth.

Sepa: special focus

Sepa: special focus

January 03, 2018

The Single Euro Payments Area (Sepa) aims to make cash transfers between European countries fast, cheap and simple – but the migration process has proved slow, expensive and complex.

Fintech and innovation: special focus

Fintech and innovation: special focus

July 20, 2017

From cloud technology to cashless payments, digital currencies to P2P networks, mobile banking to FX robots… financial institutions worldwide are looking to lead technological advances while also trying to keep up with them.