The impact of negative rates on Treasury and Risk Management Systems
In a situation where interest rates have become very low – particularly in Japan and in Europe – and where certain deposit and market rates are negative, corporate treasurers have become increasingly aware that in certain cases the information system they use no longer enables them to come to grips with this new market paradigm, whether at front office, back office or accounting levels. And yet, the situation is likely to last. As a consequence, the adjustments to be made to the various components of the treasury and risk management systems are absolutely necessary.
Negative rates have generated issues that affect multiple stages in the processing chain.