RISK MANAGEMENT | 20 OCTOBER 2021 Absa leads the pack in support for SMEs Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Risk Management Doreen Fick Head of Funded Wholesale Trade Finance Products SHARE Small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) are crucial to an economy such as SA’s no less so than the rest of…

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RISK MANAGEMENT | 20 OCTOBER 2021 Africa driving the banking revolution Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Risk Management Matt Harcourt Chief Financial Officer SHARE Matt Harcourt, Chief Financial Officer, explains how Covid-19 has disrupted traditional banking channels, including in-branch networks. The pandemic has challenged us to reimagine new channels that will…

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Small businesses face big risks when they make international payments. Here’s how to mitigate those risks – and prevent possible financial disaster

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RISK MANAGEMENT | 28 SEPTEMBER 2021 The Art and Science of Currency Research Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Risk Management Mike Keenan Head of Fixed Income and Currency Research SHARE Accurate foreign exchange (FX) research is a vital business tool in volatile markets and uncertain times. How do currency researchers provide…

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RISK MANAGEMENT | 17 SEPTEMBER 2021 Banking on FX Efficiency Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Risk Management Chris Paizis Head: Client FX and International Banking SHARE Corporate treasurers are increasingly in the spotlight as businesses aim to negotiate these difficult times. How can banks help? Junk status, COVID-19, load shedding, social…

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RISK MANAGEMENT | 24 AUGUST 2021 Where Next for Credit Markets? Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Risk Management Matthew Duggan/Jonathan Burnett Heads: Syndicate and Structured Trading SHARE After a volatile 2020, what is the current state of South Africa’s listed credit markets – and what opportunities exist for issuers and investors?…

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RISK MANAGEMENT | 06 AUGUST 2021 FX in a Post-COVID WorldDigital transformations and new market dynamics Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Risk Management Mpume Myeza Head of Corporate FX Sales: Inland SHARE Businesses are changing their foreign exchange (FX) hedging strategies in response to the post-pandemic world. What does that mean…

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RISK MANAGEMENT | 08 JULY 2021 Centralising your FX Risk Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Risk Management Gerald Katsenga Head of Corporate Sales: Absa Regional Operations SHARE Remote working has broken down organisational borders, enabling multinational businesses to manage their FX risk from a single, centralised location. More than a year…

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RISK MANAGEMENT | 06 JULY 2021 Transactional Trends Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Risk Management Ellen Kumwenda Mtine Head Cash Management, Transactional Banking, Africa (ex. S.A.) SHARE The World Changed (faster)… It has been said that 2020 was a year of survival and 2021 will arguably be the inflection point that…

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