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?
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.
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
Deutsche Bank and Serrala, have launched the first API interface for SEPA instant payments in the market.
Mark Abrams, Head of Trade at Trade Finance Global has been selected amongst a new group, the Strategic Trade Advisory Group (STAG), for the UK Government.
We heard from PMD Business Finance’s Mark Millhouse, taking an economic outlook and deep dive on opportunities for the UK post-Brexit
Transaction banking services are often overlooked avenues of revenue at the top level of investment banking
UniCredit has recently announced the successful completion of its first Italian transaction via blockchain-based trading platform we.trade.
Commerzbank and LBBW are pioneering with Voith and KSB in the digital transformation of trade finance solutions