With several countries vying for the distinction of being the first to abandon notes and coins, is the final demise of cash now just a matter of time?
Already familiar to many for their use in construction contracts and general transactions, surety bonds are increasingly used in conjunction with pension scheme funding.
With Q1 2017 quickly wrapping up, Trump and Brexit have dominated the currency markets for with all eyes firmly focused on sterling and the dollar.
Faster payment solutions have belatedly made their debut in the US, but it’s still a work in progress.
Europe’s biggest economic power has weathered the post-financial crisis years better than most of its rivals, but faces further testing times.
The border adjustment tax (BAT), a proposal first advocated last June by Republicans in the House of Representatives as a central plank of proposed US tax reforms, has gained impetus over the first weeks of the Trump administration.
In this interview with GTNews, Peter Crawley, Citi’s country officer for South Africa reports on the region’s challenges, opportunities and how fintech is proving a catalyst for change.
As more smaller businesses follow the multinationals and move outside of their home market, the problem of trapped working capital is increasingly common.
China’s government expects trade with countries within the initiative to grow from the current figure of US$1 trillion to US$2.5 trillion within five years.
Regulation such as the upcoming new Payment Services Directive should be regarded by the sector as a business opportunity rather than a threat.