Survey Results

Treasury Perspectives

For the 2nd year running, Strategic Treasurer and TD Bank are proud to present the findings from the Treasury Perspectives Survey. This annual study polls treasury and finance professionals on their views regarding the economy, technology, industry innovation, and regulation to better understand top challenges and opportunities in the marketplace. In 2019, the survey captured data from 340 respondents operating primarily across North America and Europe.


Depth of Coverage

The 100+ questions contained within the survey were segmented according to five industry categories:

  • Economic & Geopolitical Outlook
  • Credit Use & Availability
  • Treasury Operations & Benchmarks
  • Regulatory Impact & Response
  • Bank Relationship Management

Results Webinar Replay

Co-Presented with TD Bank

Date:     Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Time:     2:00PM – 3:00PM EST

Where:  This was an online event.

Results Infographic

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Key Findings At-A-Glance

There was extensive data captured through this survey. Here is an overview of what we found most interesting. If any of these topics pique your interest, you can download the report for free using the form below, or reach out to us for more information.

Economic Outlook

1. Companies are less optimistic today than in 2018.
2. U.S. corporate tax reform has limited impact.
3. Trade Conflict is NOT a top corporate concern.
4. Despite economic uncertainty, corporates still plan to spend.

Treasury Operations

5. Manual processes continue bogging down corporates.
6. Payments and forecasting are time consuming.
7. Over one-third of treasury groups cannot perform all their duties.

Technology Use

8. Corporates are slowly applying new tech.
9. Despite slow adoption, corporates are excited about emerging tech.

Regulations & Compliance

10. Regulatory pressure is high and is expected to increase.
11. KYC remains a top concern for corporates

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