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FX Management & Crypto

Africa’s first digital currency launched

by Graham Buck

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The Central Bank of Nigeria announced that the eNaira finally made its debut on Monday after missing its original 1 October launch date

Roundup

Roundup: 2 September

by Jack Large

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Your daily news briefing featuring sustainable finance, crypto payments in Switzerland, new services in Nigeria and Canada

Trade Digitisation

Digitising Islamic trade finance

by Ben Poole

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The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation recently conducted its first transaction with partners on Bolero’s trade finance platform.

Digitisation

Reflections on treasury’s turbulent year

by Ben Poole

Digital world concept

At a virtual roundtable, Citi explored how digitisation has helped corporates to manage business disruption in the year of COVID-19.

Cash & Liquidity Management

Economic bounceback possible in 2021?

by Ben Poole

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A report covering EBRD regions sees economic contraction of 3.5% in 2020, but a 4.8% rebound in 2021.

Payments - Receipts

SWIFT to host open API hackathon in Africa

by Ben Poole

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The hackathon is open to developers working in the financial sector across Africa to identify new solutions for cross-border payments.