Bank treasuries ill-protected against liquidity risks

A new Swift report highlights a disconnect between bank’s internal treasury capabilities and the products they sell to customers.

Bank treasuries ill-protected against liquidity risks

Despite all their rhetoric to the contrary, banks still have a siloed approach to liquidity risk management -- a fact that has the potential to impact corporate treasury credit lines and other counterparties across the spectrum.

Surprisingly, there is a disconnect between the people who are organising the payments and cash reconciliation and the business units -- the treasuries -- that ultimately need that information within banks, said Wim Raymaekers, head of banking market at the Society for Worldwide...

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