Podcast

November 2021 36:40

Innovations in Retail Payments

The fallout from the pandemic has radically accelerated changes in consumer behaviour on a global scale. The payments sector has had to quickly adapt in order to keep up with the emerging demands of both digital consumers and retail corporates, resulting in some...

Article

May 2020 7 Min Read

Searching for a Benchmark for Idle Cash Holdings

Having money sitting in bank accounts is often the expensive result of a company’s inability to forecast its cash flows. It is time for treasurers to think again about this ‘unproductive asset’ and look for ways to measure – and improve – treasury’s...

Article

August 2019 6 Min Read

Digital Dynamite: Lighting up African Trade

African trade stands on the cusp of a revolution. As a result of bank-led trade initiatives, regulatory standardisation, new technologies, and fintech partnerships, African trade is now becoming a focus for many global corporates. And for domestic entities,...

Article

June 2018 14 Min Read

Digital Innovation in India: The Road Ahead

India is rapidly becoming a digitally-empowered society and economy, opening up new growth and efficiency opportunities for corporates along the way. Successfully embracing digital innovation is both a science and an art, however, as four industry experts explained...

Article

June 2018 6 Min Read

On the Brink of a Cashless Society?

The environment in Hangzhou, China today is similar to many other cities around the world: building sites become shiny new shops, offices and apartments; new infrastructure moves people faster than ever, and a vibrant community of people work, study and spend their...

Article

January 2018 6 Min Read

Digital Innovation in Cash Management 2018

Recognised as one of the most powerful women in banking, Diane S Reyes, HSBC’s Head of Global Liquidity & Cash Management talks to Helen Sanders, Editor, about the impact and potential of digitisation in cash management. What would you say the distinctive...

Article

November 2017 5 Min Read

Consumer Brands and Retail Sector Receivables in the US: A Mixed and Changing Landscape

Consumer Brands and Retail (CBR) receivables management in the US currently presents some very diverse narratives. On the one hand, a substantial percentage of B2B receivables are now electronic and can therefore potentially be automatically reconciled. On the other,...