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Financial Risk Management

Background

Financial risk is made of three basic types: market risk - FX risk, interest risk and commodity risk; counter-party risk - credit and partner risk; and liquidity risk - risk that the company will not…

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Risk Management

Industry roundup: 21 April

by Graham Buck

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Fitch outlines China challenges; Euro firms gain from commodity hedges; SG seeks start-ups to accelerate; Citi recycles for corporate cards

Payments - Disbursements

Industry roundup: 19 April

by Graham Buck

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India’s payment industry trends; RBI assesses Indian economy; Brazil ready to pilot CBDC; War increases commodity trade exposures

Cash Flow Management & Forecasting

Industry roundup: 7 April

by Graham Buck

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Ukraine war to crimp global growth; IOSCO reviews corporate bonds risk; Intel completes Russia exit; BNP Paribas' green ETF

Environment, Social, Governance

Industry roundup: 5 April

by Graham Buck

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US Treasury tightens Russia squeeze; EU raises €6bn from second green bond; China’s RMB cross-border payments rise; UK plans crypto NFT

Connectivity

Industry roundup: 31 March

by Graham Buck

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Russia talks SWIFT bypass with India; Big Q1 fall in corporate bonds; China plans more e-CNY trials; NFTs “could go mainstream”

Bank Relations & KYC

Industry Roundup: 29 March

by Graham Buck

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Credit Suisse pulls back in Russia; Barclays error 'may cost £450m'; ESG dilemmas of Ukraine invasion; El Corte Ingles opens to crypto

Risk Management

Industry Roundup: 24 March

by Graham Buck

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WTO on supply chain disruption; Partial reopening for Moscow exchange; Crédit Agricole post-Brexit fees; Citi, Stenn pair on supplier financing

Risk Management

Industry roundup: 3 March

by Graham Buck

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Russia exodus tests fund managers; VTB commodities unit winds down; IMF paper examines cash management capacity; China overhauls supply chain finance

Cash & Liquidity Management

Industry roundup: 24 February

by Graham Buck

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McKinsey upbeat on mining sector; Botswana to end cheque use; Few escape supply chain disruption; Islamic finance 'helping sustainability aims'

Dealing & Trading

Industry roundup: 22 February

by Graham Buck

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Three banks join Carbonplace platform; Australia’s Bankwest to exit business banking; FSB alarm over crypto assets; Setback for East Caribbean's DCash

Investing

Industry roundup: 3 February

by Graham Buck

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First DeFi ETF launches 17 February; Ripple and Modulr partner; China's zero-Covid 'threatens supply chain'; UK ransomware attack targets snacks

Environment, Social, Governance

Industry roundup: 20 January

by Graham Buck

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US$700m green bond funds Abi Dhabi solar; UK hosts Africa Investment Conference; BoA pontificates on “Britcoin”; Deutsche Bank warns on tech stocks

Environment, Social, Governance

Venture capital “catching up on ESG issues”

by Graham Buck

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Traditionally slow in considering environmental, social and governance aspects, venture capital firms have started to push for the adoption of ESG