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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RISK MANAGEMENT | 14 JUNE 2021 Mitigating the climate crisis and driving inclusion growth in Africa Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Risk Management Shiran Moodley/Heidi Barends Co-heads: Sustainable Finance SHARE Africa is facing the triple challenge of inequality, climate change and the post-pandemic economic recovery. How can sustainable finance drive much-needed…

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RISK MANAGEMENT | 04 JUNE 2021 Remittances: Africa’s Growing Market Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Risk Management Paul Fenwick CFA: Digital Markets: Absa CIB SHARE Cross-border remittances now outweigh foreign direct investment into Africa. What does the future hold for this key market? Vast amounts of money cross international borders every…

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RISK MANAGEMENT | 04 JUNE 2021 How to Hedge Your Agri/FX Risk Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Risk Management Owen Schultz Senior Trader: Forex Sales, Absa CIB SHARE In a commodity-heavy industry like agriculture, what’s the best way to reduce the foreign exchange (FX) risk? The exchange rate is a tricky…

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RISK MANAGEMENT | 05 MAY 2021 The Next Step in FX Risk Management Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > Topics > Risk Management Aphile Molefe Head of eFX Sales SA at Absa CIB SHARE Most aspects of modern life are managed via smartphone. Now, with a new Absa Access Mobile app, businesses can manage…

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