At WATC, we play an important role in the management of public sector finances by providing the State and government authorities with a range of treasury management services that assist them to manage financial risks including:
- credit risk
- interest rate risk and
- foreign exchange risk.
Through these services, clients have access to WATC’s considerable financial markets experience and expertise, together with the systems, pricing and oversight that come with the scale of operations undertaken by WATC in both the domestic and offshore markets.
WATC has performed a Treasury Management Services role for the Department of Treasury in relation to the investment of surplus funds standing to the credit of the Public Bank Account since 1989. From November 2012 this role was expanded to include the management of investments for the Future Health Research Innovation Fund (previously the Future Fund).
WATC manages the investment of funds in accordance with a governance framework that includes:
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