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Bank Of America Merrill Lynch Supports Blockchain Innovation For Trade Finance - ETHNews

Published: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:53:43 GMT


ETHNews

Bank Of America Merrill Lynch Supports Blockchain Innovation For Trade Finance
ETHNews
In an interview released on September 22, 2017, Peter Jameson, co-head of product management, GTS EMEA at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, spoke on the merits of blockchain technology and what it can bring to trade finance. Jameson's take on ...

INTERVIEW: Aquifer Institute to launch block chain trade financing platform - Metalbulletin.com (subscription)

Published: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:29:22 GMT


INTERVIEW: Aquifer Institute to launch block chain trade financing platform
Metalbulletin.com (subscription)
Aquifer Institute has completed its first test on its block chain trade financing platform for base metals and is ready for “soft launch,” ceo and founder Yvonne Zhang said in an interview with Metal Bulletin. The Aquifer platform helps in the trade ...

The C-Suite Challenges of a Trade Finance Bank - Finextra (blog)

Published: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:40:36 GMT


Finextra (blog)

The C-Suite Challenges of a Trade Finance Bank
Finextra (blog)
An insight into the challenges that plague the C-Suite of a bank determined to lead the trade finance business. Is Digitization the answer? Trade Finance has been a well established and important business for Banks and Financial Institutions. Hardly ...

Trade Finance Revenues Fall By $2.8 Billion | PYMNTS.com - PYMNTS.com

Published: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:00:53 GMT


PYMNTS.com

Trade Finance Revenues Fall By $2.8 Billion | PYMNTS.com
PYMNTS.com
Top banking firms across the globe saw a $2.8 billion decline in transaction banking revenues in the first half of the year, marking a seven-year low for this area ...

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Digitalisation and Trade Finance: What's Next? - International Banker

Published: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:15:47 GMT


International Banker

Digitalisation and Trade Finance: What's Next?
International Banker
But digitalisation is a priority for one industry in particular: trade finance. Greater use of technology could bring numerous benefits to the industry and even help plug the trade-finance financing gap—estimated at US$1.6 trillion by the Asian ...

Trade Finance Solutions announces new $7 million financing of ... - MarketWatch

Published: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:02:37 GMT


Trade Finance Solutions announces new $7 million financing of ...
MarketWatch
TORONTO, Sep. 14, 2017 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- Trade Finance Solutions (TFS) announced a major transaction today keeping in pace with growth ...

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ICOs: the next goldmine for trade finance lenders? - Global Trade Review (GTR)

Published: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:41:15 GMT


Global Trade Review (GTR)

ICOs: the next goldmine for trade finance lenders?
Global Trade Review (GTR)
An increasing number of non-bank lenders are looking to initial coin offerings (ICOs) as a source of funds for trade finance lending. ICOs – also referred to as token sales – are unregulated means of crowdfunding, using cryptocurrency. In theory ...

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US shuts down North Korea trade financing channels - Hong Kong Standard (press release)

Published: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 02:49:00 GMT


The Hill

US shuts down North Korea trade financing channels
Hong Kong Standard (press release)
US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that would enable the United States to sanction individual companies and institutions that finance trade with North Korea. Trump made the announcement Thursday during a working luncheon with ...
North Korea threatens to detonate H-bomb in PacificFinancial Times
Trump calls South Korean trade deal 'so bad' for the USThe Hill
UPDATE: Trump Signs Order That Targets North Korean TradeLondon South East (registration) (blog)

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Trade Finance Endures, And Overcomes, Banks' Slow-Moving Innovation - PYMNTS.com

Published: Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:01:07 GMT


PYMNTS.com

Trade Finance Endures, And Overcomes, Banks' Slow-Moving Innovation
PYMNTS.com
A few years ago, Sameer Sehgal, the new CEO of trade finance firm Traydstream, said he probably wouldn't have agreed that banks are playing a role in the innovation of the industry. But trade finance is the target for massive disruption thanks to ...

Trade finance fund may be an answer as Fed, ECB prepare to unwind - gulfnews.com

Published: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:04:54 GMT


gulfnews.com

Trade finance fund may be an answer as Fed, ECB prepare to unwind
gulfnews.com
As the US Federal Reserve (Fed) and the European Central Bank (ECB) prepare to unwind their easy money policy, which was in place since the financial crisis almost a decade ago, funds which are into trade finance among others may benefit.

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