Finance

Book Review: Moneyland

Book Review: Moneyland

Oliver Bullough dissects how global mega wealth and corruption really work, and offers a possible if unlikely solution

"Moneyland" pulls back the curtain on the shady, secretive underworld of the world's mega-wealthy, in which they move vast sums of money around with the intention of keeping it away from tax authorities, and knowledge of it away from tax payers.

The Top Nine Finance Experts to Follow on LinkedIn

The Top Nine Finance Experts to Follow on LinkedIn

For corporate finance professionals, who have no shortage of expert resources to read, view and engage with on LinkedIn, it's difficult to narrow the list down to a handful of "must follow" influencers.

To pitch in, we've built a list of business and finance experts to regularly follow on LinkedIn. It's a short list, but it does include some of the most brilliant financial minds in the business.

Predictions of a Global Recession Are Rising: Here's What Businesses Need to Know

Predictions of a Global Recession Are Rising: Here's What Businesses Need to Know

A negative economic outlook portends possible business risks.

Just a year on from economists' almost unanimous agreement that the global economy was in robust shape, the outlook in 2019 has essentially shifted 180 degrees to that of pessimism.

How Tesla and Other Manufacturers Are Impacted by Currency Risk - and How They Manage It

How Tesla and Other Manufacturers Are Impacted by Currency Risk - and How They Manage It

When supply chains stretch across borders, currency risk becomes a key consideration. Currency risk can be a roller coaster ride for even the largest global manufacturers.

Exhibit "A" could well be Tesla, which has seen its financial fortunes zig and zag due to currency swings in recent years.

Will AI take the Jobs of Finance Professionals?

Will AI take the Jobs of Finance Professionals?

Finance industry commentators believe that artificial intelligence (AI) will replace many existing financial services positions. Along with blockchain, digital transformation and regulation, AI is a technology set to roil banks now and in the coming years.

Join us in this article as we dive into the topic of AI in finance and what its growth and sophistication mean for financial professionals.

Can Corporates gain from China’s lead role in the Central Banking soap opera?

Can Corporates gain from China’s lead role in the Central Banking soap opera?

China’s changes to the way it calculates the yuan’s daily reference rate is starting to take a positive effect on the market. How can corporates who do business with China benefit from this?

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.

FX for tech: A look back at the future of FX

FX for tech: A look back at the future of FX

This final article in our ‘FX for tech’ blog series, we recap how technology can help almost every industry improve the handling of currencies, for both their clients and themselves.

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.

Managing Corporate Currency Risk: The Accountants’ View

Managing Corporate Currency Risk: The Accountants’ View

As with the other roles examined in this series, the integrity of multi-currency accounting is being tested by globalization and economic instability. This installment in our blog series examines the challenges of determining functional currency rates and how corporate accountants can focus on centralization and clarity to strengthen their efforts.

Oil, gas and mining: how rising FX volatility impacts finance, accounting and treasury professionals

Oil, gas and mining: how rising FX volatility impacts finance, accounting and treasury professionals

Our 2nd Volatility Series blog examines the impact of global FX volatility and how finance, accounting and treasury professionals in oil, gas and mining businesses are managing their FX exposure. 

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Thursday May 12, 2016

Five Things The Markets Are Talking About: Thursday May 12, 2016

Foreign exchange markets are expected to remain quiet until Friday when the U.S. is scheduled to release retail sales figures, key economic data that should . . .