For years microcredit has been used as a tool to fight both poverty and gender inequality. However, over the years, many researchers have concluded the Microcredit might not be the miraculous solution to these issues.
The life of a corporate treasurer is changing, and so is transaction banking. TFG spoke to Lesley McNamara at BAML on integrating product offerings, digital banking trends, corporate treasury and trade updates.
The most recent version of the EU Federation (EUF’s) Industry Standard Whitepaper has been recently updated and published with the finalised market data for 2018
Trade Finance Global caught up with Charles Nahum at Finacity, looking at the state of the trade receivables securitisation markets in 2019
Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Baris Kalay explores what it takes to implement a successful supply chain finance program.
Final analysis of data collated by the EU Federation for the Factoring and Commercial Finance Industry (EUF) shows that in 2018 factoring and commercial finance volumes in the EU grew overall by 7.9% to €1.73 Trillion, 80% of which was domestic business and 20% international.
SoftBank – A multinational phone, internet, energy, robotics and holdings conglomerate that operates out of Japan has recently injected $2.2 billion into 3 companies operating within the trade/business finance space.
In 2018 the world factoring industry volume continued its upward trend with a total reported figure of over 2,767 billion euro representing over 6% growth compared to the previous year.
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.
Transaction banking services are often overlooked avenues of revenue at the top level of investment banking
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