IMF Cuts China Growth Forecast to 4.4%

CFO News Room

The International Monetary Fund further slashed its growth forecast for China this year to 4.4%, well below what Beijing aims to achieve, as widespread Covid-19 lockdowns and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine exacerbate pressure on the world’s second-largest economy.

Navigating uncertainty in cash flow forecasting

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Learn how to navigate the current volatility in cash flow forecasting by thinking long-term and strategic

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Dimon’s Hurricane Forecast

CFO News Room

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon warned of a potential economic “hurricane” down the road, and urged the Federal Reserve to take forceful measures to tackle inflation.

Predictive Forecasting

Jedox Finance

Although it is nearly impossible to predict the future, forecasting future market development and customer needs is an essential component of corporate strategy and planning. Predictive forecasting can help guide a company in growing more profitably and respond quickly to changes.

A New Era in Cash Forecasting

CFO News Room

Cash forecasting is meant to drive smarter business decisions in all economic climates. Many finance teams —empowered by broader treasury digitization and technology breakthroughs — are now embracing new forecasting solutions that use machine learning to harness data and improve confidence.

How CFOs can supercharge their organization's sales forecasting

CFO Dive

Virtual processes are faster, more granular in detail and provide a fresh sales forecast in a clean, concise dashboard each morning

Ind-Ra slashes FY23 GDP forecast to 7-7.2% citing Ukraine war

CFO News Room

India Ratings has lowered its GDP growth forecast for FY23 to 7-7.2 per cent in both the scenarios in FY23, which is 10 basis points (bps) higher than their January forecast. per cent in FY23 in these scenarios, respectively, as against the earlier forecast of 4.8

Financial Forecasting Best Practices and Tips

VCFO

Financial Forecasting Best Practices – 7 Tips for Success. Financial forecasts are critically important planning tools. In creating the forecast, research into the profitability of current operations and areas of potential expansion are essential to success.

IMF trims FY23 India forecast to 8.2%

CFO News Room

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday scaled down its FY23 growth forecast for India by 80 basis points (bps) from its January projection to 8.2%, as it underscored the ripple effect of the Russia-Ukraine crisis on net oil importers and their aggregate demand.

What is budget forecasting?

Cube Software

Budgeting and forecasting are the two most common topics people consider when thinking about financial planning for a business.

Cash-Flow Forecasting remains KING

Simply Treasury

“If you have to forecast, forecast often” (Edgar R. Need for reliable forecasts. Nobody could deny the importance of having accurate and reliable Cash-Flow Forecasts (CFF). Managing cash is easier than forecasting cash. So, what are the keys to good forecasting?

Texas Storm Forecast Is Painful Déjà Vu

CFO News Room

The grid operator, as of Thursday evening, was forecasting demand on Friday morning to peak at roughly 73 gigawatts as temperatures drop. The silver lining here is that ERCOT’s forecast seems to bake in a lot of caution.

Budgeting vs. Financial Forecasting: What’s the Difference?

CFO News Room

Budgeting vs. Financial Forecasting: An Overview. Budgeting and financial forecasting are tools that companies use to establish a plan for where management wants to take the business —budgeting—and whether it is heading in the right direction—financial forecasting.

Moody’s ups India’s growth forecast to 9.5% for 2022

CFO News Room

“We have raised our 2022 calendar year growth forecasts for India to 9.5 per cent from 7 per cent, and maintained our forecast for 5.5 Moody’s Investors Service on Thursday raised India’s growth forecast to 9.5 per cent from 7 per cent, and maintained our forecast for 5.5

Forecasters see 'major risk' of wage-price spiral

CFO Dive

Economists have grown more pessimistic about inflation over the next three years, citing higher wages and supply chain disruptions, NABE said

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Trend Up in a Downturn: How Non-Profits can use Cash Flow Forecasting to Thrive in Q4

Lime Light

Cashflow Forecasting as a Compass. One of the best ways non-profit organizations can become more downturn-proof is by adopting FP&A software that enables cash flow forecasting. Budgeting and Forecasting Non-Profit

The 20+ Best Forecasting and Budgeting Software Solutions (in 2022)

Cube Software

Revenue growth is almost impossible without accurate forecasting and budgeting. But how do you create financial forecasts and budgets quickly and efficiently? FP&A Tools

Planning and Forecasting: Where Nirvana is for Enterprises

Collectiv

To succeed in a highly competitive business landscape, enterprises need a robust financial planning and forecasting strategy. Why Planning and Forecasting are Critical for Enterprises. Financial planning and forecasting go far beyond just day-to-day budgeting.

Forecasting Market Direction With Put/Call Ratios

CFO News Room

While most options traders are familiar with the leverage and flexibility options offer, not everyone is aware of their value as predictive tools. Yet one of the most reliable indicators of future market direction is a contrarian-sentiment measure known as the put/call options volume ratio. By tracking the daily and weekly volume of puts and calls in the U.S. stock market, we can gauge the feelings of traders.

Ukraine crisis: WTO slashes world trade growth forecast to 3%

CFO News Room

percentage points from the earlier forecasts, bringing growth to somewhere between 3.1% Of course, the WTO said the simulations “should not be interpreted as forecasts but rather as an attempt to understand the impact the crisis in Ukraine has through different mechanisms”.

Capex forecasting: strategically aligned investment decision making

Onplan

These are complex questions that Finance and the executive team need to have a handle on; making fleet-footed decisions confidently can only be done on the back of an accurate Capex forecast. We created a Capex forecast template to help companies make strategic capital allocation decisions.

Demystifying AI- and ML-based forecasting

Anaplan

Platform Product Supply Chain Transformation AI demystify digital transformation Forecasting intelligent forecasting machine learning ML PlanIQ strategic financial planning supply chain planning

Pivot in Minutes: How Rolling Forecasts Can Tackle Disruptions

Lime Light

Financial Planning & Analysis Budgeting and ForecastingThink back to the not-so-distant past, January 2020. The economy was looking up and things were going great financially for your business. Projections were all very positive for the upcoming year and you were happy about that.

India GDP growth forecast cut to 7.9 pc: Morgan Stanley

CFO News Room

As higher oil prices torpedo economic recovery worldwide, Morgan Stanley has cut India’s GDP forecast for the fiscal year beginning April 1 by 50 basis points to 7.9 Building in higher oil prices, we trim our F23 GDP growth forecast 50bps, to 7.9

Forecasting the future of stores

McKinsey

Shoppers’ behaviors and expectations have changed dramatically—and continue to evolve. If retailers want to keep their physical stores relevant, here are five things they’ll need to get right. Retail Insights Retail environments

Treasury doesn't have to lose out to FP&A on forecasting

CFO Dive

The two teams bring complementary strengths that can be leveraged if they work together

A Step by Step Guide to Rolling Forecasts

Onplan

Rolling forecasts provide companies with live financial plans updated in real-time to respond to internal changes and external events. Rolling forecasts make use of historical financial data, the latest market conditions, and up-to-date understanding of evolving risks and opportunities.

Navigate dangerous curves nimbly with rolling forecasts

Anaplan

Connected Planning Finance FP&A Transformation annual planning financial planning Financial Planning and Analysis Forecasting model Rolling forecastsMost people who labor through months-long annual financial planning cycles would admit the process is broken.

Warby Parker Shares Slide on Slower Revenue Forecast

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shares fell Thursday after posting weaker-than-expected revenue in the latest quarter and forecasting revenue would rise at a slower pace this year than in 2021. Warby Parker went public in September via a direct listing. Photo: Richard Drew/Associated Press. Michael Dabaie. Charity L. Scott.

Implementing a Rolling Forecast: A How-To from Embark

Embark With Us

Take the rolling forecast, for example. Lending agility, foresight, and flexibility to leaders and their organizations, the rolling forecast is an operational GPS unit that can lead your company through even the roughest, most uncertain economic terrain.

What You Need to Know: Rolling Budgeting, Rolling Financial Forecasting, and Mid-Year Forecasts

Centage

With rolling forecasts, businesses can gain better insight while aligning their sales and production goals with what’s actually happening from a financial perspective. What’s a Rolling Forecast? With a rolling 12-month forecast, previous months drop off as new ones are added.

Understanding the basics of forecasting

Anaplan

Finance financial planning Financial Planning and Analysis forecastingOne of the most valuable things Finance can do is provide the business with as much certainty as possible about what to expect in the future.

Bond Markets Forecast Long Financial Freeze for Russia

CFO News Room

Judging by the bond market, it will take years for Russia to re-enter the global financial system. Russian government bonds fell below 10 cents on the dollar last week, putting the country’s debt on par with Venezuela, which collapsed into famine five years ago.

How a CFO Adds Value: Cash Flow Forecasting

Beacon CFO Plus

If you are weighing the benefits of outsourcing CFO services, consider this: Accurate cash flow forecasting can make or break your business. Cash flow forecasting involves estimating cash flow in and out during a predetermined period of time. by Rob Joseph, Director, BeaconCFO Plus.