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.
Global insurance M&A deals were at a three-year low in 2016, with 12 of the top 20 biggest deals involving Asian acquirers.
ING and Société Générale are both reported to be in discussions with commodities traders over LNG trading on a blockchain enabled with smart contracts.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission’s head of policy highlights the appeal of trade finance to institutional investors and explains how to make trade finance more accessible.
A Deloitte survey finds that risk managers aren’t confident of their firm’s ability to handle either risk.
A Société Générale report looks at the likely regulatory changes in prospect under the Trump administration.
A recovery in commodity prices, coupled with the rising fortunes of several sub-Saharan African economies, means the continent offers excellent opportunities for companies able to contend with its treasury and risk management challenges.
A poll of financial professionals finds one in six believes that regulation has even made the financial services world less stable.
Growth prospects for the year ahead are modest, but a recovery in commodity prices and major infrastructure spending plans are lifting the region’s major economies out of recession.
The new US president’s aggressive rhetoric against America’s main trading rivals could cloud the fact that there is evidence to support his accusations.