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Trio team up to digitise US crude oil market
29 March 2017
Natixis, IBM and Trafigura have joined forces to develop a digital blockchain platform aimed specifically at the US crude oil...
Misys to merge with D+H Corp under Vista Equity’s aegis
23 March 2017
Consolidation in Fintech continues with Vista Equity Partners’ announcement on 13 March that it had signed a definitive...
IBM and Maersk join blockchain hunt
8 March 2017
IBM and Maersk have announced their intention to work together on a new digital payment platform underpinned by blockchain...
Seven global banks team up to create blockchain platform
16 January 2017
A consortium of seven global banks have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a new transaction platform using...
Mahindra and IBM begin work on SCF blockchain solution as Hong Kong issues a warning on the technology
30 November 2016
Mahindra Group and IBM have started work on a blockchain-based supply chain finance (SCF) platform to help suppliers gain...
Atlas Copco looks to digitise with SWIFT and GTC solutions
29 November 2016
Atlas Copco has chosen one of Global Trade Corporation’s (GTC) flagship digital platforms to digitise a large segment of...
Emerging markets continue to lead fintech adoption
2 November 2016
China (84.4%) and India (76.9%) are continuing to lead the global adoption of fintech financial services, the first World...
"Without compliance, blockchain won't have an impact"
29 September 2016
The director general of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Jochen Metzger, has said that he believes the impact of blockchain will be...
Alibaba’s Jack Ma and WTO Roberto Azevêdo discuss digital SME trade support
20 September 2016
Alibaba executive chairman Jack Ma's work as a promoter of easier access to world markets for small and medium-sized...
Misys and essDOCS launch “end-to-end” digital supply chain platform
19 September 2016
essDOCS and Misys have joined forces to integrate essDOCS’ CargoDocs electronic documents (eDocs) with Misys’...
Standard Chartered completes strategic investment in Ripple
16 September 2016
Bank enthusiasm for distributed ledger technology is ramping up not only in the form of participation in R3 Group proofs of...
Citi takes winning concept from mobile competition to market
26 August 2016
Citi Hong Kong has launched a mobile application that allows users to check their credit rating on the back of its mobile...
Beaming up trade
22 August 2016
TFR reports on how Wells Fargo, Cargill and essDOCS joined forces for the first 'ePresentation' of export letter of...
Jean-luc Spinardi handed reins at new MIT Singapore office
17 August 2016
Micro Informatique & Technologies SA (MIT), a trade finance software developer based in Switzerland, has appointed Jean-luc...
R3 and 15 consortium member banks complete distributed ledger trade finance testing
17 August 2016
Financial innovation company R3 and more than 15 of its consortium member banks have completed two prototypes that demonstrate...
Thomson Reuters joins R3 blockchain consortium
17 August 2016
Distributed ledger technology has taken a step further with the arrival of business information provider Thomson Reuters at the...
Trust, and a new take on traditional trade from Acerium looking at escrow trade finance
6 July 2016
A new entrant to the trade finance space is using a well-known financial tool to deliver a fundamentally different type of...
Barclays partners with PrimeRevenue to tap into supplier finance market
16 June 2016
Barclays bank has formed an alliance with PrimeRevenue, a global provider of digital product suites for supplier financing.
ADB bond issue yields US$4bn
27 April 2017
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has completed a US$4bn three-year global benchmark bond issue. The bond has a coupon rate of...
Aluminium Bahrain secures US$700m in ECA project finance
20 April 2017
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) has signed a project finance facility with Swiss Export Risk Insurance (SERV) and Euler Hermes, worth...
Societe Generale appoints new senior banker
19 April 2017
Societe Generale has appointed Brendon Moran as senior banker within its coverage and investment banking division. Moran will...
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