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Cash Flow Forecasting

Background

Cash flow forecasting is the basis of sound liquidity management. There are basically four types of cash flow forecast: end of day/overnight position (often called operational cash), short term…

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Cash & Liquidity Management

Lack of real-time data plagues cash managers

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The biggest challenge for corporate treasurers is a lack of real-time data and reliance on manual processes, according to a survey of 200 global treasury professionals.

Risk Management

Cash flow forecasting needs Actively Open Minded Thinkers

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Tim Harford, Senior Columnist, Financial Times, explains how open minded thinking is essential in forecasting and why Keynes was a better forecaster than Irving Fischer: “When facts change, I change my opinion”

Cash & Liquidity Management

Regional differences are biggest challenge for UK CFOs

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More than half (51 per cent) of chief finance officers (CFOs) and finance directors based in the UK say that “regional differences” are the most challenging factor in financial planning and reporting.

Cash Flow Management & Forecasting

Do finance and big data analytics go hand-in-hand?

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The Association of Financial Professionals (AFP) has published a guide to big data, explaining how financial professionals can harness big data in core financial processes.

Cash & Liquidity Management

What do ECB rate cuts mean for companies?

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As the European Central Bank yesterday cut two of its main interest rates, corporate treasurers may be wondering how the new stimulus package will affect them.

Cash Flow Management & Forecasting

How to do cash flow forecasting right

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WEBchat discussion with Nicolas Christiaen, Managing Partner, Cashforce on who should be involved and the key ingredients in effective cash flow forecasts

Cash Flow Management & Forecasting

Treasury objectives focused on cash and liquidity up to 2017

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Cash and liquidity access remains the top priority for corporate treasurers, while centralisation is still a key strategy for ensuring visibility of cash flows, according to a survey conducted by Nordea.

Cash Flow Management & Forecasting

Three ways to boost cash flow forecasting

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Getting accurate cash flow forecasts is notoriously difficult, so what are some of the key analytical techniques that corporate treasurers should bear in mind to have more confidence in their forecasts?

Cash & Liquidity Management

The prognosis for our zero-rate economy?

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Are we facing a protracted period of 'secular stagnation' that no central bank can fix? How much longer can the zero-rate economy continue and how can we climb out of the 'liquidity trap'?

Cash Flow Management & Forecasting

Six success factors for a more flexible way of forecasting

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Cash flow forecasts are often tied to the fiscal year but business dynamics have life cycles of their own, which don't always fit into neat quarters. Is a less static approach to forecasting needed?