Corporate Treasurers Laud New BoC Governor’s Vast Experience
When Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty appointed Export Development Canada CEO Stephen Poloz as the new Governor of the Bank of Canada last week, it was a signal to treasurers that the Canadian government intends to focus on expanding foreign trade.
What Your Chinese Rivals are Planning
Chinese foreign direct investment is relatively modest at this time, but is growing and generally is expected to become even more prevalent. Treasurers will need to adjust accordingly and take a more active role in advising senior management on how to best deploy precious cash resources.
Cash Forecasting Tips from the Airline Industry
Over 60 treasury and finance professionals were in attendance at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Treasury Conference. The top three topics that airline treasury professionals feel could add more value to their organizations going forward are cash forecasting, working capital management and bank relationship management.
Keys to Effective Capex Management
In today's resource-constrained environment, the pressure is on to reduce capex and opex. What is inputted today as a capital investment and an asset may have strong future impact on operational efficiencies and return on investment (ROI) figures....
Study: Treasury’s Role is Expanding, Transcending
Recent discussions with members of the Corporate Treasurers Council (CTC) and the Society of Canadian Treasurers (SCT) reaffirmed trends observed during the 2011 Strategic Role of Treasury Survey: treasury is growing in importance within the organization, and is transcending its traditional functions.