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Sepa takes first tentative steps

April 7, 2008

Sepa, the European Commission’s plan to create a domestic environment for euro payments, has launched. However, as Frances Maguire reports, the process has just begun on what will be a very long journey.

Sepa is not final word on liquidity

October 1, 2007

Having fewer bank accounts in Europe post-Sepa will enable corporates to pool funds more effectively but, as Frances Maguire reports, liquidity management solutions will still be needed.

A new dawn for online services

October 1, 2007

In an age when many people travel for work and leisure, demand is high for 24-hour banking services that are accessible across the world.
A new browser-based tool could fit the bill, offering clients round-the-clock online access to real-time information.

The third way

October 1, 2007

When it comes to payment infrastructure, it is no longer just a case of build versus buy. Partnering becomes an increasingly attractive alternative presenting tremendous value for financial institutions, says Colin Digby.

Will cash be king again?

October 1, 2007

The US subprime crisis ended one of the biggest bull markets to date but will it cause corporates to revert back to cash? Frances Maguire reports.

Getting into the right mindset

June 4, 2007

Corporates should start factoring the Single Euro Payments Area into their plans now so that any changes to internal financial processes do not need to be re-engineered when Europe’s new harmonised payments infrastructure finally takes shape.

Citi's cash management strategy search for harmonisation

April 2, 2007

As the economic and regulatory landscape across Europe continues to harmonise, business models must change to sustain competitive advantage. Evolving with the new environment has been a key catalyst in Citi’s cash management strategy, MD Naveed Sultan tells The Banker’s Neil Tyler.

Over-the-counter service

June 5, 2006

To meet the demands of hedge funds for over-the-counter instruments, a new and hugely lucrative prime brokerage service has emerged. Natasha de Teran examines OTC intermediation.

Navigating profitability

September 5, 2005

With many European banks facing a profitability squeeze in their payments franchise, the decisions they make now will affect the future of their own payments business, relationships with clients and the future of the market.

Data flows in real time

September 5, 2005

Peter Miller and Liz Oakes explain what the fuss is about when it comes to improving corporate customers’ service using real-time data.

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