Tag Archive: Transaction Banking

New era, new challenges: Commerzbank looks to Croatia’s future in regional publication

This year marks 25 years of an independent Croatia. It also marks a possible turning point in its political future, as a new coalition government, headed by a technocrat prime minister, takes the reigns. Yet Croatia’s economic footing is not so secure. Six years of recession hit the country hard, and GDP growth was only …

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Commerzbank’s new East Asian heads covered by the specialist press

Commerzbank has announced the appointment of two new representatives for their offices in Taiwan and Vietnam. Hans-Kurt Schäfer (right) will head the bank’s representative office in Taipei, taking over from Thomas Debelic (left) who is to lead the Ho Chi Minh City base. Commenting on the move, Schäfer says: “I am excited to be returning …

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Commerzbank’s sustainable trade report makes a splash in the specialist press

The future of a sustainable world economy depends on mitigating ethical, social and environmental risks to trade. Commerzbank, having produced a major new report in March 2015 that identified the drivers of sustainable trade, has followed up with a second report on the subject this year. Titled Insights: Scenarios for the Future of Sustainable Trade, …

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BNY Mellon and iGTB discuss the future of transaction banking in FX-MM

Transaction banking is becoming increasingly recognised as the backbone of finance and the foundation upon which client relationships are built. Yet the transaction banking landscape is undergoing a period of immense change, with growing volumes of global trade, rapid developments in technology, the increasing presence of non-banks, and the evolving role of the corporate treasurer …

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Commerzbank launches October issue of FI.News at Sibos

Commerzbank has released its latest issue of its biannual newsletter, FI.News, which is available in both print and interactive e-book format. The newsletter offers a range of insights from Commerzbank’s Financial Institutions experts, along with all the latest news, views and updates. This edition focuses on the “conundrum” of compliance in the financial world – how to …

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Commerzbank explains how treasurers can gain from RMB internationalisation in AFP’s newsletter

The recent turbulence in China’s markets, coupled with RMB’s devaluation, has caused much consternation among investors and companies alike. However, writing for AFP Online’s Global Treasury and Finance Insights newsletter, Michael Rugilo, Asia Expert, and Barbara Herbert, Renminbi Specialist, at Commerzbank, reveal how treasurers can cope with a volatile currency – arguing that with the correct treasury setups, embracing …

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Commerzbank’s Christian Hoppe nurtures emerging fintech talent in Euromoney

The evolution of next-generation technology for banking platforms is a vital component in modern financial services. But while many institutions either rely on in-house work or outsource to third-party providers, some, like Commerzbank, see the value in cultivating new technological talent by supporting the development of emerging players in the industry. In an article for Euromoney, Christian Hoppe, …

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Commerzbank opens new Representative Office in Ivory Coast

Commerzbank has announced it will open a representative office in Abidjan, the economic capital of Ivory Coast. The office will be headed up by Konrad Engber, who was formerly Commerzbank’s representative in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Tripoli, Libya. With the addition of the new office, Commerzbank is now present in 7 locations across Africa. The new representative office will …

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Citibank transforms Tata Teleservices Limited’s transactional systems

Emerging market telecommunications companies are at the heart of a revolution changing how people communicate. But to remain competitive in a dynamic market, companies need to fine-tune their treasury functions. A case study published in Telecom Asia describes how Citi Transaction Services helped India telco giant Tata Teleservices Limited undergo a major overhaul of its transactional systems. …

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