News

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4 February 2016
Beleaguered commodities trader Noble Group has been given the green light from investors to sell its stake in Noble Agri...
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4 February 2016
First Names Group has hired Eric Fady as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  Fady will report to the Chief Executive Officer...
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4 February 2016
China’s slowdown and the oil price rout are smothering the coal market, according to a report published by Societe...

Face to face

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Having found trade finance solutions to Asian crisis restructurings, Percy Batliwalla had demonstrated its resilience and...
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Kaushik Shaparia talks to TFR at Sibos Singapore 2015 about growing market share after a difficult year in trade finance

Blog

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The onset of digitalisation has been accompanied by a shake-up in the transaction...
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At the very end of 2015 I found myself on a windy beach in the UK’s west Wales...

Commodities

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Rollo Tomasi reflects on how the plunge in commodities prices has been crashing trade finance parties around the world in 2015...
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British platinum metals producer Lonmin successfully completed a rights issue on 11 December 2015 after gaining around 19...

Regions

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Marc Auboin (pictured) shares his perspective on why African and Asian frontier markets are missing out on trade finance and...
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Now that Mauricio Macri's 'Macrieconomics' is leading Argentina's trade renaissance, what does this mean for...

Features

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Factoring is a staple of open account trade and is a popular solution for sellers facing working capital problems. Peter Brinsley explains how it works
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Marc Auboin (pictured) shares his perspective on why African and Asian frontier markets are missing out on trade finance and what the WTO is doing to improve...
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Aneta Angelova looks back at how far the RMB has come as a settlement currency and explains why all banks financing trade in and out of China need to...
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Do trade credit insurance disputes have to end up in court? Arbitration is less expensive, and could be more effective, say Peter Halprin and Vivian Michael

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Reports & Data

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China’s slowdown and the oil price rout are smothering the coal market, according to a report published by Societe...
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In the Bank for International Settlements' September 2015 quarterly report, it commented that the Chinese authorities'...

Opinion

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Rollo Tomasi reflects on how the plunge in commodities prices has been crashing trade finance parties around the world in 2015...
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Jean-François Lambert gets out his crystal ball and finds that clues to what might happen in 2016 lie in OPEC, China and...

Technology update

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4 February 2016
Results due for release from some major traditional banks are expected to add to the debate around the competitive edge fintech...
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1 February 2016
A report release by the UK government on 19 January 2016 says blockchain technology could reduce financial crime and risk-prone...
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1 February 2016
Deutsche Bank has said its electronic ERP payment system is being used for foreign currency and RMB cross-border payments in...
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