Your morning coffee briefing from TFG. Inflation concerns intensify as cost of energy soars, Boris Johnson reluctant to issue more visas to foreign workers, accelerated energy transition dependent on financial markets, CEOs and world leaders call on governments to reform trade and ADB supports Sanoat Qurilish Bank’s fast-growing base of SMEs with $16.6m credit agreement.
The current banking landscape is going through a makeover. PSD2 and open banking have it’s advantages, but there are also many opportunities to continue to level the playing field, share risks and revisit the rules.
An infamous tortoise, by the name of ‘Bixi’, unsuccessfully predicted England snatching the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship.
The first estimates for the factoring industry worldwide in 2020 have been announced today by the FCI’s Peter Mulroy. Factoring declines were recorded in most regions except Asia Pacific.
From vaccine roll outs to growth in emerging markets, there are plenty of reasons to stay positive this year.
We dive deeper into how Covid-19 impacted the shipping industry. Will the cruise liners be able to financially recover from this outbreak?
TFG caught up with Steve Lotito, Managing Director & Head of Trade Finance-North America, Transaction Banking at MUFG. Steve is also in the Board of Directors of BAFT. There are many challenges and opportunities facing the trade finance business that requires daily attention to the most senior Business Heads.
Over the past few years, Italy’s economy has gone through a recessionary period. A recession is defined as two negative quarters of contraction and is a sharp slow-down in the rate of economic growth. In the final quarter of 2018, Italy’s economy shrank by 0.2% and is the third time the country’s growth has fallen into recession over the last decade.
The Italian Banking market continues to face headwinds and pressures around new payment service directives (PSDII), challenges from the regulator, and changing customer needs. TFG caught up with the CEO of RegTech innovator CBI about their latest product CBI Globe, and how this is positioned to help Italian banks succeed and grow.
The Italian Banking market continues to face headwinds and pressures around new payment service directives (PSDII), challenges from the regulator, and changing customer needs. TFG caught up with the CEO of regtech innovator CBI about their latest product CBI Globe, and how this is positioned to help Italian banks succeed and grow.