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Mini Transat 2021 First Leg

Mini Transat Leg 1: It’s Game On!The Mini Transat race has begun, and we cannot express how thrilled and excited we...

Mini Transat 2021

All Set: 2021 Mini TransatFollowing our previous article, we are back again with an update on the Mini Transat...

Mini Transat 2021 Challenge Sponsorship by Velotrade

Mini Transat 2021 Sponsorship by VelotradeWhat is the story link between Velotrade and The Mini Transat? One of the...

API’s And Data: Risks Facing Online Businesses

The landmark SolarWinds hack points to the everyday issue of data risk faced by organisations of all types. In this blog post we explain the pros and cons of using third-party APIs when rolling out new services to boost online business models. We also recommend some simple steps to avoid this serious threat.

High profile defaults in the world of Trade Finance

One of the most glamorous and successful alternative trade finance companies has filed for insolvency and is facing possible bankruptcy. It looked too good to be true: A lack of transparent risk assessment and intense risk concentration, coupled with obvious conflicts of interest, sealed the company’s fate.

The GameStop Stock Saga

The potential for further unpredictable interventions by retail investors has added another layer of risk to the investment landscape but it has also positively highlighted how open financial markets are becoming today.

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Supply Chain

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Supply ChainCovid-19 cases outside China have recently exceeded those on the...

Improving financial forecasting in business

Improving financial forecasting in businessFinancial forecasting is an essential component of business strategy. In...

How to prepare a financing application for your business

How to prepare a financing application for your businessWorrying about adequate funding can easily lead to sleepless...

Account Receivable Financing, Traditional Financial Institution vs Platform?

Account Receivable Financing, Traditional Financial Institution vs Platform?Receiving cash in exchange for invoices to...

7 Cash Saving Strategies for Businesses

7 Cash Saving Strategies for Businesses Any business operation follows a cyclical pattern for its ventures. Services...
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How To Improve Cash Flow Management In Businesses

How To Improve Cash Flow Management In BusinessesCash management may not be the most exciting part of running a...

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Automation: the Key to Future Business Efficiency

Some business functions are easier to automate than others. However, experienced management staff still retain an essential decision-making role today. In fact, any area of activity that depends on human interaction is inevitably more challenging to automate.

Mini Transat 2021 First Leg

Mini Transat Leg 1: It’s Game On!The Mini Transat race has begun, and we cannot express how thrilled and excited we...

2021 Investment Outlook

As base rates have moved closer to zero, the likelihood of widespread negative interest rates has increased. Already the Eurozone, Switzerland and Japan have entered negative territory. The US Federal Reserve and the Bank of England are showing signs of a similar move.

Kickstarting the Global Economy

In recent months, the flow of goods across international borders has slowed significantly and many SME manufacturers are facing severe difficulties in staying afloat. Governments have already introduced incentives in many countries to kickstart the economy. New funding can be used to activate international trade in a relatively straightforward manner. Market-based solutions already exist.

Mini Transat 2021

All Set: 2021 Mini TransatFollowing our previous article, we are back again with an update on the Mini Transat...

What it means to be an SFC-licensed Trade Finance platform headquartered in Hong Kong

What it means to be an SFC-licensed Trade Finance platform headquartered in Hong KongWith its position as a trade hub...
What is the value of Trade Credit Insurance?

What is the value of Trade Credit Insurance?

What is the value of Trade Credit Insurance?Trade volumes have grown exponentially in recent decades, and while globalisation has brought greater profitability to Asian manufacturers, it has also created much more...

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API’s And Data: Risks Facing Online Businesses

API’s And Data: Risks Facing Online Businesses

The landmark SolarWinds hack points to the everyday issue of data risk faced by organisations of all types. In this blog post we explain the pros and cons of using third-party APIs when rolling out new services to boost online business models. We also recommend some simple steps to avoid this serious threat.

High profile defaults in the world of Trade Finance

High profile defaults in the world of Trade Finance

One of the most glamorous and successful alternative trade finance companies has filed for insolvency and is facing possible bankruptcy. It looked too good to be true: A lack of transparent risk assessment and intense risk concentration, coupled with obvious conflicts of interest, sealed the company’s fate.

The GameStop Stock Saga

The GameStop Stock Saga

The potential for further unpredictable interventions by retail investors has added another layer of risk to the investment landscape but it has also positively highlighted how open financial markets are becoming today.

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