WHAT INFORMATION DO TREASURERS AND CFOS NEED TO SUPPORT THESE PRIORITIES?
One of the findings of our research was that 29% of treasurers and CFOs placed the ability to access information to enable better decision-making as a top three priority. Banks are amongst the key sources of information in treasury, so this study sought to understand the type of information on which treasurers and CFOs most rely on their banks. Globally, 56% of respondents said that they wanted financial market updates, with this figure a little higher amongst respondents in Asia (61%).
In broad terms, treasurers and CFOs are looking for information in line with their business priorities: for example, ways to support supply chains was the second highest response (52%), but higher in Asia (58%), likely for the reasons discussed previously. Information on sources of liquidity, cash optimisation and investment strategies were also considered valuable by respondents.