Economies are currently suffering from a paradoxical situation of having too much liquidity in certain areas while having too little in others. Banks, awash with cash, are reluctant to accept deposits; larger corporations are stockpiling cash but running out of options of where to place it; while small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are often unable to access funding. Many SMBs are facing a liquidity crisis as a result, which is a direct risk to corporations’ supply chains. Effectively mitigating this risk is critical for corporations to secure their existing operations and enable their growth ambitions.
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