Bolkiah boasts of a professional and highly organized Treasury that follows an aggressive trading philosophy to capture available opportunities in the market.
Bolkiah boasts of a professional and highly organized Treasury that follows an aggressive trading philosophy to capture available opportunities in the market. Investment decisions and timing are backed by a strong analytical/ research base. Execution efficiency remains a key advantage in building and proactively maintaining a stellar corporate bond portfolio that has consistently outperformed internal and external benchmarks. A strong and vibrant distribution network supports trading activities and has helped to establish one of the most active bond trading desks in the market.
A part from managing liquidity and cash flows, Treasury has a well defined Corporate and Market focus to develop innovative solutions and structures that meet financing, investing and hedging needs of the Company. Treasury works closely with Corporate and Investment Banking teams in pricing, distribution and structuring of assets. This orientation helps to ensure that asset pricing accounts for credit as well as market risks. Treasury also maintains close relationships with Public Sector and Financial Institutions to raise funds, develop distribution networks as well as structure/place short term instruments where credit risk is marginal.
Money Market and Fixed Income Investment Unit actively trades in Repo / Reverse Repo, Clean lending / borrowing, investments in the fixed income mutual funds and trading/investment in government & corporate debt.
Treasury Marketing Unit (TMU) is dedicated solely to improve customer services and augment trading activities. This unit provides an all-in-one service for market-based products, with accelerated response time and in-depth market information for customers, focusing actively on developing new products.
Government and FI Relationships Unit works round-the-clock to create value opportunities for corporate, governmental and institutional clients. It is actively involved in establishing relationships, acquisition of corporate clients and ensuring the orderly, quick and efficient handling of all corporate requests.
Research Unit continuously analyzes economic and market developments to forecast micro and macro trends. This is critical in helping the Company to take strategic positions in all business areas. Going forward, the Research team plans to publish regular sectoral and debt market analysis for external consumption.
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