TFG heard from Accenture’s Cecile Andre Leruste, on the major digitisation initiatives within the commodiy finance space. Commodity finance is in a phase of major transition, driven by multiple megatrends
Silver is a precious metal that’s remained underrated in comparison to gold. Despite its outstanding physical qualities, silver is considered the “poor man’s gold.”
TFG heard from Eng. Hani Salem Sonbol, CEO, International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation
TFG exclusive podcast with komgo, we heard from CEO Souleïma Baddi talking about bringing blockchain and distributed ledger technology to commodity finance.
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.
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.
Gold has been a medium of exchange around the world for thousands of years. In this regard, we can say gold markets have been around as long as civilization. Gold is still traded today, whether it is individuals buying gold jewellery and selling it when prices or high or traders investing in gold ETF5 or commodities contracts.
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It was recently announced that Federated Investors, Inc. one of the largest investment managers in the United States, and the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), member of the Islamic… read more →
Pliny the Elder (23CE – 79CE), a Roman author, naturalist as well as a commander in the Roman army, wrote a book, NaturalisHistoria. The book says that Roman senators complained… read more →
The global seaborne thermal coal market is expected to see a significant demand increase of 48 million tons from 2017 to reach 963 million tons in 2018, the trading house… read more →