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Unleash the potential of an automated collateral and positions optimizer

Emergence of an Automated Collateral and Positions Optimizer

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With its rapid spread in the beginning months of 2020, COVID-19 created havoc for businesses around the world. As major economies went into prolonged lockdowns, which restricted the movement of both goods and people, effects were almost immediately felt in global financial markets as investors pulled out their money from equities and commodities. In such a dire scenario, central banks, including the U.S. Federal Reserve, European Central Bank and Bank of Japan, were prompted to make off-cycle rate cuts and infuse liquidity to the tune of $9 trillion in an attempt to avert another financial meltdown like that of 2008. But even with this aid, major economies entered into a recession in the second quarter of 2020, and it now remains to be seen how the broader economy and consumer sentiment will recover.

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The future of active Treasury Management

The Future of Active Treasury Management

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Active treasury management is essential as fund managers navigate an era of shrinking prime broker balance sheets, multiple counterparties, and rising complexities around financing, cash and collateral management. As the current economic environment continues to evolve, the decentralized workforce has placed further strain on many funds’ ability to track, control and manage their treasury data and functions. For success now and in a post-pandemic world, managers have increased their focus on a digital transformation by leveraging digital-first providers to optimize their treasury workflows. Read More

New Headwinds Shaping Buy-Side Treasury

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With volatility peaking in the last four weeks due to escalating COVID-19 pandemic concerns, asset managers have witnessed a spiralling effect on their liquidity and collateral books across counterparties. With a threefold increase in the operational dynamics of cash and collateral sweeps, fund managers navigating this environment must seek to strategically execute collateral and margin management.

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