Deutsche Bank's trade finance and cash management teams provide a combination of commercial banking products and services for corporates and financial institutions dealing with the management and processing of domestic and cross-border payments, professional risk mitigation for international trade and asset and liability management.
Our customers are supported in their domestic, regional and global trade finance and cash management programmes through Deutsche Bank's extensive global network of offices. These are situated in all major and secondary financial markets, and hubs in Frankfurt, London, New York and Singapore.
A complete range of robust and reliable solutions are available in Europe, the Americas and the Asian-Pacific region, including the following.
db transaction solutions
To handle domestic and cross-border payment transactions Deutsche Bank offers world-class tools and electronic systems — providing access to all the world's relevant clearing systems. Deutsche Bank is also one of the leading banks for the EU's Single European Payment Area (SEPA) initiative. Whether dealing with individual or mass payments, currency deals or check submissions, Deutsche Bank offers leading systems for all international payment transactions.
db channel and information solutions
Deutsche Bank employs a series of online platforms that allow for secure client and third-party access — offering information on the status of transactions, as well as automated alerts and accounting information.
db liquidity management solutions
Liquidity management is becoming a key discipline for corporations and financial institutions aiming to lower their cost of borrowing and raise the earnings capacity of their cash. By taking advantage of Deutsche Bank's liquidity management solutions, such as notional pooling, netting or cash concentration — all of which can be tailor-made to fit individual needs — clients can organise their global liquidity structures to be more efficient and more transparent.
db financial supply chain solutions
Deutsche Bank's financial supply chain management solutions help clients maintain their competitive edge by enhancing working capital management, improving operating efficiencies and by strengthening relationships with their trading partners. The Bank's innovative products and services provide end-to-end solutions to client's supply chain financing needs and facilitate the smooth flow of commercial and financial information throughout their organisation.
Information between the client and Deutsche Bank is exchanged on a real-time basis. Clients can benefit from attractive financing conditions, streamlined processes and greater visibility in order to reduce their business risk and heighten control over cash flows.
db wholesale solutions
Clients can leverage the latest payments technology and operational models on a white-labelled or outsourced basis using Deutsche Bank's db wholesale solutions. Our solutions range from white-labelled electronic banking, to partner banking, all the way through to broader infrastructure models.
Tomorrow, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce plans to
Hold a reception for the Bahrain Banks Association, a trade group for banks operating in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The Bahrain Minister of Finance, Central Bank, and Bahrain Ambassador will be attending, and the event listing invites âbanks and investment firmsâ to attend.
John Kerry and Terrorism
Follow the Money:
Two decades ago, the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) was a highly respected financial titan. In 1987, when its subsidiary helped finance a deal involving Texas oilman George W. Bush, the bank appeared to be a reputable institution, with attractive branch offices, a traveler's check business, and a solid reputation for financing international trade. It had high-powered allies in Washington and boasted relationships with respected figures around the world.
All that changed in early 1988, when John Kerry, then a young senator from Massachusetts, decided to probe the finances of Latin American drug cartels
Banks "catatonic' so consumers don't get TARP
As the new owner of $172.5 billion of preferred shares and warrants in 208 U.S. financial institutions, the Treasury Department hasnât succeeded in thawing frozen credit markets, leaving taxpayers propping up an industry that wonât lend to them.
While inter-bank lending rates have fallen since Congress approved the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program on Oct. 3, most bank lending to consumers remains tight and interest rates high. The average credit-card rate was 14.33 percent on Dec. 16, according to IndexCreditCards.com in Cleveland, almost unchanged from 14
Following your lead: More bad econ news:
" Today in Finance for August 30, 2004
Economic Slowdown Sharper Than Projected
Real GDP increased at an annual rate of 2.8 percent in the second quarter, a significant slowdown from the first quarter's 4.5 percent.
Ed Zwirn, CFO.com
August 30, 2004
The U.S. economy's rate of expansion slowed more sharply in the second quarter than originally projected, according to a report by the Department of Commerce.
Real gross domestic product â the output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States â increased at an annual rate of 2