Treasury management

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Technology Update
11 October 2015
Standard Chartered has been busy warming up for Sibos with a recent RMB clearing transaction from China to Luxemburg for IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing retailer.This transaction is the Bank...
9 October 2015
  ‘What is needed is an electronic payment system based on cryptographic proof instead of trust’ – Satoshi Nakamoto, creator of bitcoin and the blockchain.   An...
2 October 2015
With a bumper crop of RMB clearing centres over the past year, the Chinese yuan is embedding itself in cross-border trade settlements. Clarissa Dann catches up with the SWIFT business intelligence...
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Technology Update
27 September 2015
GlobalTrade Corporation (GTC) has integrated SWIFT’s Alliance Lite2 for Business Applications (L2BA) with its multi-bank trade finance platform for corporates. L2BA enables providers to... (1).png
24 September 2015
Kendrick Struthers Watson died suddenly on 16 September 2015 in London, UK, of a ruptured aorta. As TFR’s informal technology correspondent (see and many items...
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15 September 2015
Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) division has been appointed by Shell, the global energy petrochemicals company, as its sole bank provider for cash management services across 16...
Different Trade Lanes
3 September 2015
 t's official. Financing trade for profit just got a whole load harder. As the industry gears up for Sibos Singapore 2015, one can only hope that the World Bank's top logistics hub...
Technology Update
25 August 2015
Infor agreed to acquire GT Nexus for US$675m on 11 August pending approval by regulators. Infor is an ERP software supplier to manufacturing companies. GT Nexus, the world's largest cloud-...
Technology Update
24 July 2015
As part of its Financial Technology (FinTech) innovation programme that aims to foster digital and mobile innovation in banking, Citi has launched the Mobile Challenge in Asia Pacific (APAC).The...
Technology Update
25 June 2015
Spanish IT solutions firm Fonetic has unveiled a linguistics-based trade reconstruction solution called ATR integra- a first of its kind- to automatically collect, analyse and match all trade-...
22 June 2015
Sébastien Avot, a structured finance specialist within Guy Brooks’ trade finance and cash management corporates (TFCMC) distribution and trading team at Deutsche Bank takes up the role...
Technology Update
18 June 2015
Banking and insurance digital products companyIntellect Design Arena Ltd has announced that Sri Lanka’s Bank of Ceylon (BOC) has chosen the former’s treasury offering to drive end-to-...
17 June 2015
The city’s affinity for innovation and financial technology proves a solid fit for the Sibos agenda. Sibos, the SWIFT International Banking Operations Seminar, has announced that it...
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29 May 2015
SWIFT’s RMB Tracker report of 27 May 2015 shows that the value in weight of the RMB used for payments exchanged with China and Hong Kong within Asia Pacific increased by 327% between April...
Technology Update
13 May 2015
In a payments landscape where card and mobile technology providers are encroaching into bank territory, where does this leave trade finance? Kendrick Struthers Watson investigates
Technology Update
12 May 2015
Full-spectrum banking and insurance products company for the digital age Intellect Design Arena Limited has announced that HDFC Bank of Sri Lanka will use the company’s core banking offering...
Technology Update
11 May 2015
Sydney-based Treasury, Risk and Cashflow Management software and services provider Finpacific Treasury Systems has signed an agreement with financial software company Misys to join its InFusion...
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11 May 2015
 UniCredit has combined its global capital markets and loan syndication businesses to create the new global syndicate and capital markets platform. The business will be headed by Marco Bales,...
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