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    Asia’s difficult policy choices

    flow’s Graham Buck and Clarissa Dann explore Asia’s uneven economic recovery path amid slow vaccination progress and implications for the region’s monetary policy in the face of rising inflation

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TRADE FINANCE, TECHNOLOGY

Financing purchase orders – the best medicine Financing purchase orders – the best medicine

How can buyers, suppliers and their financiers match supply and demand for purchase order and invoice finance in a transparent and safe environment? Much more easily, now that the Trade Information Network is live. flow reports on the Network’s first transaction in the pharmaceutical sector

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MACRO AND MARKETS

China aims for self-sufficiency China aims for self-sufficiency

The just-published 14th Five-Year Plan is less concerned with growth targets than going it alone and making China self-reliant on goods such as computer chips, report flow’s Graham Buck and Janet Du Chenne

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CURRENT EDITION

FEATURED ARTICLES

TRADE FINANCE, MACRO AND MARKETS

Greening the supercycle Greening the supercycle

Are we heading for another commodities supercycle? One could be forgiven for thinking this was just around the corner given some of the bounce-backs in prices, but ESG priorities and liquidity shortfalls bring different nuances, flow’s Clarissa Dann reports

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MACRO AND MARKETS, DOSSIER COVID-19

2020: Riding a Covid-coaster year 2020: Riding a Covid-coaster year

As an extraordinary year draws to a close, flow take a look at 2020’s economic ups, downs, reverses from and accelerations towards any form of “normality” with thanks to our colleagues in Deutsche Bank Research

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March to change March to change

Clarissa Dann meets Group Treasurer Soumyo Dutta at the Reliance Industries Mumbai headquarters to discover more about its rapid organic growth, its journey to debt-free status, and how its treasury has aligned along the way

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CASH MANAGEMENT

CASH MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY

E-commerce for treasurers: staying ahead of the game E-commerce for treasurers: staying ahead of the game

No industries are safe from digital disruption and the pandemic has accelerated the pace of change in the world of shopping. At a recent webinar hosted by The Economist, treasurers of a B2B and a B2C company outlined the challenges of expanding e-commerce operations, choosing the right platforms and payment providers, and increasing payments digitalisation to support emerging retail trends

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CASH MANAGEMENT

The drive for five The drive for five

The results of the Global Investor 2021 Beneficial Owners Survey reflect an investor focus on five areas of service differentiation against the backdrop of the stressed market conditions, say Deutsche Bank’s agency securities lending experts Johnny Grimes and Zorawar Singh

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CASH MANAGEMENT

Securities lending and repo on the front line Securities lending and repo on the front line

Maurice Leo, a Director in Deutsche Bank’s Agency Securities Lending team, assesses the important role of securities lending and repo in accommodating and facilitating market order and liquidity during pandemic-related volatility

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TECHNOLOGY

Net zero in the North Sea

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Net zero in the North Sea

As oil exploration and production companies restructure their operations to achieve net zero targets, ESG-aligned commodity finance is supporting them along the way. flow shares the experiences of Lundin Energy and Harbour Energy

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Recharging personal transportation

TECHNOLOGY

Recharging personal transportation

More than a decade after Tesla launched the first mass-produced electric vehicle, the end of the road is approaching for the conventional internal combustion engine. flow’s Graham Buck and Janet Du Chenne report on how an all-electric future is to be achieved

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Driving data quality

TECHNOLOGY

Driving data quality

Corporate clients are demanding insights and predictive analytics built on high quality data from their bank. There is a good reason for this − many have a global footprint, complex flows and a large product suite. flow’s Clarissa Dann and Deutsche Bank’s Cian Murchu share the Deutsche Bank journey

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DOSSIER COVID-19

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The golden touch The golden touch

Gold has seen its value soar during Covid-19. But what happens when its top-producing countries go into lockdown? Peter Steenkamp, CEO of South Africa’s Harmony Gold, tells flow’s Janet Du Chenne how the company is engaging investors amid the pandemic

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Pharma karma Pharma karma

Novartis is taking bold steps to increase access to medicines and tackle complex global health challenges. flow’s Janet Du Chenne explores how a social bond focuses the pharma company on achieving ambitious targets for getting medicines to low- and middle-income countries

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MACRO AND MARKETS

Indonesia’s place in the sun? Indonesia’s place in the sun?

Indonesia’s Omnibus Law seeks to boost foreign investment, jobs, and trade. flow examines its background and the opportunities this could bring as the country recovers from Covid-19 economic shock

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TRADE FINANCE

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Net zero in the North Sea Net zero in the North Sea

As oil exploration and production companies restructure their operations to achieve net zero targets, ESG-aligned commodity finance is supporting them along the way. flow shares the experiences of Lundin Energy and Harbour Energy

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More Beyond the greenwash

More could be done to address the social reasons why unsustainable trading activities continue, argues Rebecca Harding. Having systems in place to check mirror trade data and supporting communities with alternative sources of income are good starting points

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TRADE FINANCE, TECHNOLOGY

Financing purchase orders – the best medicine Financing purchase orders – the best medicine

How can buyers, suppliers and their financiers match supply and demand for purchase order and invoice finance in a transparent and safe environment? Much more easily, now that the Trade Information Network is live. flow reports on the Network’s first transaction in the pharmaceutical sector

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DOSSIER SUSTAINABLE FINANCE

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The golden touch The golden touch

Gold has seen its value soar during Covid-19. But what happens when its top-producing countries go into lockdown? Peter Steenkamp, CEO of South Africa’s Harmony Gold, tells flow’s Janet Du Chenne how the company is engaging investors amid the pandemic

The golden touch More

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Pharma karma Pharma karma

Novartis is taking bold steps to increase access to medicines and tackle complex global health challenges. flow’s Janet Du Chenne explores how a social bond focuses the pharma company on achieving ambitious targets for getting medicines to low- and middle-income countries

Pharma karma More

SUSTAINABLE FINANCE

Supporting your ESG journey

Click here to view Stefan Hoops, Head of Deutsche Bank Corporate Bank, explain how we are supporting clients on their sustainability journey as their Global Hausbank

REGULATION

Journey to green in ESG transformation

SUSTAINABLE FINANCE, REGULATION

Journey to green in ESG transformation

As capital pours into ESG investing strategies and sustainability linked debt becomes mainstream, how are regulatory frameworks developing to support this growth and prevent greenwashing? flow’s Clarissa Dann brings together key points from dbSustainability Research analysis

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Regchecker

REGULATION

Regchecker

Deutsche Bank’s regulatory experts across Cash Management, Securities Services, Trust & Agency Services and Trade Finance provide an update on regulatory changes under way and on the horizon

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Covid-19: Financial regulatory responses

REGULATION, CASH MANAGEMENT

Covid-19: Financial regulatory responses

As sectors across the economy attempt to bolster their resilience against the Covid-19 pandemic, regulators have been playing their part in keeping the wheels turning

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DOSSIER ASEAN

DOSSIER ASEAN

Heirs of Lac Long Quan (Vietnam) Heirs of Lac Long Quan (Vietnam)

Vietnam has managed to weather the Covid-19 pandemic better than many Asian economies. flow examines what underpins this resilience and how it is driving flows of foreign direct investment and export growth

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DOSSIER ASEAN

Indonesia’s place in the sun? Indonesia’s place in the sun?

Indonesia’s Omnibus Law seeks to boost foreign investment, jobs, and trade. flow examines its background and the opportunities this could bring as the country recovers from Covid-19 economic shock

Indonesia’s place in the sun? More

DOSSIER ASEAN

On the bright side On the bright side

Caught in the slipstream, or powering ahead? Dr Rebecca Harding examines ASEAN’s trade momentum in the context of wider geopolitical disruption

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SECURITIES SERVICES

MACRO AND MARKETS

Indonesia’s place in the sun? Indonesia’s place in the sun?

Indonesia’s Omnibus Law seeks to boost foreign investment, jobs, and trade. flow examines its background and the opportunities this could bring as the country recovers from Covid-19 economic shock

Indonesia’s place in the sun? More

SECURITIES SERVICES {icon-book}

Fast-forwarding capital markets Fast-forwarding capital markets

In today’s business environment, investment firms need to be able to make quicker decisions, remove latency and eliminate manual tasks. flow’s Janet Du Chenne reports on how BNY Mellon’s technological transformation has enabled it to help clients achieve

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Connecting capital Connecting capital

International investors can’t get enough of China, and Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has been at the innovation coalface, facilitating access by upgrading its post-trade systems and using new technologies to accelerate the settlement of securities

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MACRO AND MARKETS

Net zero in the North Sea

TRADE FINANCE, NATURAL RESOURCES {icon-book}

Net zero in the North Sea

As oil exploration and production companies restructure their operations to achieve net zero targets, ESG-aligned commodity finance is supporting them along the way. flow shares the experiences of Lundin Energy and Harbour Energy

More

Beyond the greenwash

MACRO AND MARKETS, TRADE FINANCE

Beyond the greenwash

More could be done to address the social reasons why unsustainable trading activities continue, argues Rebecca Harding. Having systems in place to check mirror trade data and supporting communities with alternative sources of income are good starting points

More

Heirs of Lac Long Quan

MACRO AND MARKETS, TRADE FINANCE

Heirs of Lac Long Quan

Vietnam has managed to weather the Covid-19 pandemic better than many Asian economies. flow examines what underpins this resilience and how it is driving flows of foreign direct investment and export growth

More

TRUST AND AGENCY SERVICES

TRUST AND AGENCY SERVICES

European structured finance remains resilient European structured finance remains resilient

Securitisations are going through a volatile period, but markets have begun to stabilise. flow reflects on recent Global ABS and Creditflux discussions and examines Deutsche Bank Research findings to assess the major trends impacting the securitisation markets and the outlook

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The personal touch The personal touch

Twenty-one years after it was established, the UK-Swedish biopharma company AstraZeneca is one of the first developers of a candidate vaccine against Covid-19. flow's Janet Du Chenne finds out how a people-centred mindset makes a difference in scientific innovation

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Antibody builders Antibody builders

Following the success of the blockbuster anti-cancer drug DARZALEX (daratumumab), Genmab is developing a pipeline of proprietary antibodies. Anthony Pagano, the Danish firm’s new CFO, tells flow’s Janet Du Chenne how the company’s US capital raising fits that strategy

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COMMUNITY

Street smart

COMMUNITY

Street smart

With the pandemic bringing the challenge of ethnic disparities to the fore of the public agenda, flow finds out how content agency Word on the Curb – one of the Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Entrepreneurs 2020 winners – is using video to help treat the symptoms and have a positive social impact

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Poetry in the park

COMMUNITY

Poetry in the park

How did a member of Deutsche Bank’s operations team get to be appointed Poet in Residence at one of London’s iconic cemeteries? flow hears from Dave Brooks, better known to his readers as Nelson Brooks, about how his verses raised money for charity during the pandemic

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Ba[n]king trust

COMMUNITY

Ba[n]king trust

flow’s Clarissa Dann reports on how a series of Deutsche Bank cooking events has helped to foster team togetherness amid the homeworking environment

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FLOW CASE STUDIES

SUSTAINABLE FINANCE, TRADE FINANCE, FLOW CASE STUDY

Baby steps Baby steps

When emerging economies build for the future, they need modern and efficient maternity care. flow reports on why the structured export financing of Argentina’s Hospital Provincial Nueva Maternidad Felipe Lucini was a turning point in sustainable finance

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CASH MANAGEMENT, TRADE FINANCE, FLOW CASE STUDIES

Delivering the world Delivering the world

While the Covid-19 pandemic has stimulated international delivery demand, fulfilment has been tough within a dislocated transportation network. flow’s Clarissa Dann reports on how Deutsche Post DHL Group has stepped up, walks the sustainability walk – and optimises its treasury

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CASH MANAGEMENT

Supporting clean mobility Supporting clean mobility

In December, German automotive component producer Continental agreed a €4bn revolving credit facility with a 27-bank syndicate aligned to sustainability performance. flow’s Clarissa Dann on how the company is navigating Covid-19 and a Tesla-disrupted market place

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