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Financial Supply Chain Platforms

Background

The trade and financial supply chain platforms provide the linkage between the buyer and their suppliers. The four types of platform have very different focus and coverage of the basic functions in…

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Risk Management

Industry roundup: 21 April

by Graham Buck

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Fitch outlines China challenges; Euro firms gain from commodity hedges; SG seeks start-ups to accelerate; Citi recycles for corporate cards

Payments - Disbursements

Industry roundup: 19 April

by Graham Buck

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India’s payment industry trends; RBI assesses Indian economy; Brazil ready to pilot CBDC; War increases commodity trade exposures

Environment, Social, Governance

Industry roundup: 5 April

by Graham Buck

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US Treasury tightens Russia squeeze; EU raises €6bn from second green bond; China’s RMB cross-border payments rise; UK plans crypto NFT

Risk Management

Industry Roundup: 24 March

by Graham Buck

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WTO on supply chain disruption; Partial reopening for Moscow exchange; Crédit Agricole post-Brexit fees; Citi, Stenn pair on supplier financing

Environment, Social, Governance

Industry roundup: 8 March

by Graham Buck

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Procure4Peace formed to assist Ukraine; Building materials shortage to intensify; Shell joins Russia exodus; Supply Chain Catalyst tool launched

Risk Management

Industry roundup: 3 March

by Graham Buck

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Russia exodus tests fund managers; VTB commodities unit winds down; IMF paper examines cash management capacity; China overhauls supply chain finance

Cash & Liquidity Management

Industry roundup: 24 February

by Graham Buck

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McKinsey upbeat on mining sector; Botswana to end cheque use; Few escape supply chain disruption; Islamic finance 'helping sustainability aims'

Regulation & Tax

Industry roundup: 17 February

by Graham Buck

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ESMA aims to bolster MMFs; PBoC claims digital yuan success; Survey finds spreadsheets still prevalent; LPA, Globalance partner on ESG reporting

Investing

Industry roundup: 3 February

by Graham Buck

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First DeFi ETF launches 17 February; Ripple and Modulr partner; China's zero-Covid 'threatens supply chain'; UK ransomware attack targets snacks

Trade & FSC Management

Industry roundup: 27 January

by Graham Buck

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US addresses chip shortage; Trio unite on trade finance; LiquidX’s first securitisation facility; Semiconductor ETF from HSBC AM; BNPL market grows

Bank Relations & KYC

Industry roundup: 17 January

by Graham Buck

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East analyses Asia cross-border payments; BNP Paribas seeks new low-cost location; BoA upbeat on Solana; Safe; Indifi-GPay union offers digital credit

Region

Industry roundup: 21 December

by Graham Buck

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Bank of Montreal buys Bank of the West; Vegan firms assessed; Maersk supply chain partnership with Unilever; Deutsche Bank's LatAm return