TradeCard, Inc., the US-based financial supply chain company, has started a joint initiative with Mizuho Corporate Bank to introduce TradeCard Platform to Japanese corporate customers, developing various functionality, such as export finance, import finance and settlement. ‘It is important for us to provide Japanese customers an innovative financial supply chain system without altering their relationship with banks. We hope TradeCard Platform will contribute to customers and banks by reducing operational costs and by providing a new trade finance scheme’, said Makoto Kira, President of TradeCard Japan.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.