TFG took a deep dive into the world of commodity markets and oil prices in 2019. What’s been driving prices, and what is the impact of geopolitics on major commodity markets? TFG’s Ross McKenzie investigates.
Sullivan & Worcester LLP, the Boston-based international law firm, has unveiled a dynamic new brand and logo. The firm will now be known as “Sullivan” and, in conjunction with the name change, has revealed a bold, striking logo intended to graphically symbolize the forward-thinking and creative approach that the firm brings to client matters.
In April of 2019, Surecomp launched Surelab – a new innovation lab created with the sole purpose of centralising the digitisation initiatives
BayernLB, Helaba and S-Servicepartner have announced today that they’ve joined the Marco Polo Network for piloting and evaluating purposes.
Since its inception in 2015, OakNorth has gone from strength to strength. Indeed, last year the British challenger bank reported a 220% increase in profits from the previous year. So what is the story behind OakNorth and why is it growing so quickly?
Facebook has experienced its fair share of bad news over the past year. On the heels of dealing with privacy issues and a decline in revenues due to reduced target marketing, on Thursdayת the US Department of Housing and Urban Development reported that it was charging Facebook Inc. with violating fair housing laws.
In preparation for TFG attending IFN Asia next week in Kuala Lumpur, we put together a brief overview of shariah law and shariah finance, outlining the key differences between riba, gharar, musharakah and sukuk.
Two of the largest, well-known and credible indices have some competition – their shariah-compliant (halal) financial counterparts.
Trade Finance Global heard from Stephen Hubble, Chief Analyst at Centtrip, on how even the largest businesses struggled to deal with currency volatility and market uncertainty as a result of the current climate.
The UK and the EU have agreed to extend the Brexit deadline until October 31, 2019, from April 12, 2018. Initially, it was thought that the EU was thinking of extending the deadline until June 30.
UK exporters that had previously only traded with the EU are now having to wise up to the fact that Europe may become a true export market, and that they will have to register as an ‘Economic Operator’ and need an EORI number.
March was a hive of Brexit activity in the House of Commons but the upshot is that we are no closer to an outcome. The pound fluctuated and towards the end of the month it managed to rally sharply as optimism for Theresa May’s deal being passed rose.
In collaboration with ICC United Kingdom and East & Partners, Trade Finance Global today released its whitepaper at the ICC Beijing Annual Conference: State of the Supply Chain Finance Market 2019, focussing on the UK – China trade corridor.
As of April 1st 2019, more than ten of the world’s leading finance institutions and banks announced a combined effort to develop the multi-trillion dollar market that is trade finance, as an asset class of its own.
For the second year running, Global Credit Data releases extensive analytics on loss given default, confirming the positive results from 2018