Category Archives: Thought Leadership

By | July 7, 2023

Understanding liquidity and credit risk in a financial crisis

Recent turmoil in the banking sector, with the collapse of several banks in the US and Europe, has shone a spotlight on two key areas of risk for treasurers – liquidity and credit risk. Why?  Investments in short-term credit...

By | July 1, 2022

Ultra Short Duration Bond Funds: The importance of credit

With the appropriate credit strategy, an Ultra Short Duration Bond Fund (USBF) can provide investors additional yield potential and diversification opportunities with relatively low level of additional volatility. Following on from the introductory article in the USBF series, this...

By | April 1, 2022

Regulators’ review of money market fund regulation (as of April 2022)

Regulators and other bodies in a number of markets – most notably in Europe and the United States – are in the process of reviewing the rules under which money market funds (MMFs) operate. In Europe, this is part...

By | March 2, 2022

Ultra Short Duration Bond Funds: Seeking the right balance between risk and return

When treasurers are able to look down the credit quality spectrum and further out in terms of maturity, Ultra Short Duration Bond Funds may present a viable solution. USBF strategies provide investors additional yield potential, with relatively low level...

By | December 16, 2022

2022 year end roundup

Jonathan Curry reviews what 2022 has meant to treasurers in terms of sustainability, markets and regulation, and looks ahead to what 2023 has in store.

By | February 3, 2022

Time to get proactive

Jonathan Curry advises treasurers to bolster their due diligence procedures by looking beyond the norm, and highlights new investment opportunities as well as the innovations in green investments and the ESG space.