DLT is not just a buzzword but a trend which is about to transform the financial industry. The European Central Bank also has a stake in the innovation game. We… read more →
There are a lot of ways to gain profits from bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies today. One of the most popular means is crypto trading where customers can trade their bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for assets such as fiat money or other virtual currencies.
New York – 19 September, 2019 – Bank of America announces that it is joining the Marco Polo Network, the largest and fastest growing trade finance networks leveraging Corda distributed ledger technology to provide transformative solutions to global trade participants.
LONDON, September 19, 2019. Trade Finance Global released its third issue of Trade Finance Talks entitled ‘Tradetech & Trade Wars’ – the Sibos edition.
All global industries require standards. Remember what a huge step forward it was when the carrier industry agreed on the design for a shipping container. The same is true for electronic trade documents and their supporting systems.
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
So you’ve built yourself a blockchain, now what are you supposed to do with it?
September 11, 2019 (Dubai / London) – National Bank of Fujairah PJSC (NBF), one of the
leading bank in the Middle East announced today that it has become a member of the Marco
Polo Network, the largest and fastest growing trade finance network.
The development of cryptocurrency has been deemed as a revolutionary alternative to the current financial system. Although one of the hallmarks of cryptocurrencies is that they are decentralized, effective regulation ensures legitimacy. Furthermore, even though the blockchain is extremely secure, humans are still involved in exchanges, trading, and international coin offerings (ICOs).
The Marco Polo Network and Standard Bank Group announced today that Standard Bank has joined the Marco Polo Network, the largest and fastest growing trade finance network focused on bringing unprecedented efficiencies to trade financing.
Blockchain is famous not only because of bitcoin or cryptocurrency trading, but also because of the technology behind it. It’s one of the most unique technologies that uses cryptographic principles to bind and secure blocks of data. Moreover, it’s a decentralized system in which no central authority is needed.
IBM has partnered with Chainyard to launch a new blockchain network geared towards improving supplier qualification, validation, onboarding, and information management.
The value of global trade today is around $40 trillion. Approximately 10% of this amount is commodity trade. Therefore being able to predict what is likely for the future of the trade industry to hold is essential for business growth and preparation. Some of the most influential factors on global trade today are
Cryptocurrency is taking the fintech world by storm, beginning with pioneering altcoin Bitcoin to emerging ones like Ethereum, Litecoin, and Ripple, among others. Social networking giant Facebook has also announced that it has funded the creation of Libra, which is their version of the cryptocurrency.
Facebook recently announced a “blockchain powered currency” called Libra which appears to be a potentially game changing development in payments. Although there is scepticism and uncertainty, Facebook’s Libra initiative is something to be encouraged and applauded. With the caveat that FB needs to be watched very carefully as it has over the years proclaimed in its various mission statements that it wants to “move fast, break things, build things and add stable infrastructure”.