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U.K. Tax Reform: Five Things Businesses Need To Know

U.K. Tax Reform: Five Things Businesses Need To Know

The heat is on for corporates doing business in the U.K. to get a firm grip on the changing corporate tax environment in a post-Brexit England. Here are the 5 things finance professionals need to know.

FX in the Age of Central Bank Activism: What have we Learned?

FX in the Age of Central Bank Activism: What have we Learned?

We take a look back at this blog series that tackles the increasing role of Central Banks and what challenges treasurers, CFOs, and financial professionals might face.

FX in the Age of Central Bank Activism: The EU and the UK at a crossroads

FX in the Age of Central Bank Activism: The EU and the UK at a crossroads

The European Central Bank and the Bank of England travel different paths - but one thing remains the same: every action they take causes a ripple in their respective currencies. Here's how to best prepare.

Covering the spread: A look back at the year’s most challenging currency pairs

Covering the spread: A look back at the year’s most challenging currency pairs

We recap how widening spreads with the dollar have affected businesses across the globe. Here are the most volatile currency pairs we examined.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Thursday February 9, 2017

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Thursday February 9, 2017

With currency manipulation trending strongly on Trump’s twitter rants, tomorrow’s high profile Abe-Trump summit will be closely scrutinized.  Japanese Prime Minister Abe has signaled he is prepared to discuss the currency issues at G20 and will try and convince POTUS to do the same.

A look back at 2016: The Payments Perspective

A look back at 2016: The Payments Perspective

In the final part of our Payments Perspectives blog series, we take a look back at how corporate treasury specialists coped during an eventful Q4, and what they should prepare for in the face of another volatile year.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday December 5, 2016

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday December 5, 2016

Is there EMU turmoil on the horizon? The odds are beginning to stack up.

Italy’s pro-EU Renzi stood down as PM earlier this morning after his referendum for Italian constitutional change was resoundingly beaten by a record turnout Sunday. This has paved the way for another general election and the possibility of an anti-EU party win for the fourth largest economy in the eurozone.

In the eye of the storm: Managing payments for a volatility-bound Euro

In the eye of the storm: Managing payments for a volatility-bound Euro

In the shadow of Brexit and the US election, the Euro has been a beacon of stability. But, with geopolitical unrest and QE from the ECB potentially triggering a turbulent patch for the currency, we examine how multinational companies can manage their payments in the face of this uncertainty.

Presidential election and what to expect this week.

 Presidential election and what to expect this week.

Polls, media, markets and the rest of the world got it wrong – Donald Trump has become the 45th President of the United States.

It’s a stunning and shocking victory that’s going to take investors and dealers awhile to adjust to, a powerful rejection of the establishment forces, from the world of business to government.

Sterling for some, a pounding for others: Managing international payments post-Brexit

Sterling for some, a pounding for others:  Managing international payments post-Brexit

Following Brexit the pound has been anything but stable – a godsend for some but a nightmare for others. With this in mind we’ve taken a closer look at how treasury teams can manage their payments when dealing with the plummeting pound.

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Tuesday July 5, 2016

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Tuesday July 5, 2016

Post Brexit jitters this morning has returned to hurt the pound, putting an end to last week’s relief rally, and push sterling to a new two-and-a-half year low against the EUR. 

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Wednesday June 29th, 2016

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Wednesday June 29th, 2016

The Brexit “bad” seems to be temporarily put on hold as market participants question whether a new financial crisis is about to take a firm global grip. 

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday June 27, 2016

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Monday June 27, 2016

Beginning today, central bankers gather for at a three-day meet in Portugal for “The Future of the International Monetary and Financial Architecture” and should be rather apropos given the financial market fallout after last week’s shock ‘Brexit’ vote.