Insights

Data interdependence

Market Update: 6 July 2020 As the US celebrates a long weekend after US Payrolls gave markets a strong boost, the continued struggle between price action and COVID cases continues. Globally,... » Read more

Currency Overlay: Why it’s important for managing currency risk

International investments have created vast opportunities and can be a great way of diversifying. However, there are additional risks attached, and if not managed purposefully, international investments can eliminate... » Read more

Persistence of memory

Market Update: 29 June 2020 Persistence of memory The "recent" past is coming back and certainly reminding us that this pandemic is not over, nor eradicated. In what was certainly a... » Read more

A central case for happiness

Market Update: 24 June 2020 As European PMIs including UK came out better than expected and Germany has relaxed its warnings on ECB stimulus, markets continued on its positive tone.... » Read more

Home to roost

Market Update: 22 June 2020 Alike looking at charts with different starting points to reflect your bias, the aesthetic of COVID cases globally can also play to a bias. The... » Read more

I need a dollar

Market Update: 19 June 2020 This week was a bit quieter in ways where the AUD took a breather, tested higher, tested lower and invariably landed where it started. We've... » Read more

Get EoFY ready: Hedge accounting implications due to COVID19

June 30 is fast approaching, and we know there’s a lot to stay on top of at this time of year. Dealing with the level of changes and uncertainty... » Read more

Optimising Treasury Functions: PEOPLE – Stakeholder Alignment

People should be empowered to innovate and perform critical decision making, which means they are driving long-term strategies that maximise enterprise value. Common Shortfalls Lack of timeSkills or experience gapCompeting or... » Read more

Optimising Treasury Functions: PROCESSES – Smooth workflows of people and system interactions

A process should standardise and expediate regularly required operations, which means minimal resources are expended as people and systems interact to realise consistent outcomes. Common Shortfalls Key-man risk in manual, undocumented... » Read more

Rising of the 2nd wave

Market Update: 15 June 2020 Time for a breather, some consolidation and to take stock... or in this case, sell some. Markets have talked about a potential 2nd wave of... » Read more