Articles with tag: bonds

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IFC, Union Bank to boost access to trade finance in Nigeria

12 Oct 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced a finance guarantee facility to Union Bank to boost access to finance for local business and enable increased international trade for Nigeria.

Nigeria, IFC, Union Bank, trade finance, Covid 19, financing, SMEs, letters of credit, trade-related promissory notes, guarantees, bonds, advance payment guarantees

Bank of Thailand, IBM to launch blockchain-based government savings bond

05 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

US-based IBM has teamed up with Bank of Thailand (BOT) to launch a blockchain-based platform for government savings bonds, using IBM blockchain technology.

Bank of Thailand, IBM, blockchain, savings bonds, USA, Thailand

Filipinos to invest in Gov't Retail Treasury Bonds using PayMaya

15 Jul 2020 | Payments General

PayMaya has teamed up with Bonds.Ph, an online investment platform powered by the Philippine Digital Asset Exchange (PDAX), to extend its financial inclusion mission into the retail investing space.

consumers, merchants, government, Philippines, PayMaya, ecommerce, food, retail, bonds, investments, mobile apps

International investors bought bonds backed by the Italian mafia, FT reports

08 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Investors around the globe have been buying bonds backed by Ndrangheta, a popular mafia in Italy, for four years, according to financial and legal documents seen by the Financial Times.

Banca Generali, Ndrangheta, Investors, bonds, Italy, Financial times, due diligence, auditing, accounting, Ndrangheta

HKEX to launch sustainable finance exchange Stage

22 Jun 2020 | Payments General

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) has made plans to release a new sustainable exchange called Stage.

HKEX, Stage, sustainable finance exchange, Hong Kong, sustainable investment, ESG, sustainable funds, green bonds, impact investing, microfinance

China's central bank advised to avoid risky bond buying as economy improves

19 May 2020 | Payments General

The People’s Bank of China should avoid buying special treasury bonds as such a move could fuel inflation risks and asset bubbles and lead to depreciation of the yuan currency.

People’s Bank of China, bonds, pandemics, banking, finance, China, central bank

Deutsche Bank to invest EUR 200 bln by 2025 in sustainable financing

13 May 2020 | Payments General

Germany-based Deutsche Bank has announced plans to invest EUR 200 billion by 2025 in loans, bonds, and assets.

Deutsche Bank, Germany, sustainable investments, loans, bonds

US to borrow USD 3 tln for coronavirus-related relief

06 May 2020 | Payments General

The US has declared intentions to borrow USD 3 trillion in the second quarter of 2020, as coronavirus-related rescue packages blow up the budget.

US, government bonds, coronavirus relief, government loan, America central bank, US debt

RBA maintains 0.25 percent rates, expands repurchasing

05 May 2020 | Payments General

The Reserve Bank of Australia has maintained the official interest rate at 0.25%, while looking to extend repurchasing operations, as reported by

RBA, Reserve Bank of Australia, interest rates, repurchasing, corporate bonds, collateral, credit ratings, repurchasing agreements, Australia, central bank

Digital payments to hit record USD 4.7 tln in 2020

30 Jan 2020 | Online Payments

According to data gathered by, the worldwide digital payments market will jump to a record USD 4.7 trillion transaction value in 2020, with a 15.3% year-on-year growth rate.

Statista, survey, LearnBonds, digital commerce, digital payments, ecommerce

Swiss Blockchain Federation releases guidance on digital equity issuing

12 Dec 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

Fraud Prevention and Online Authentication Report 2019/2020

The Swiss Blockchain Federation has published guidelines for issuers of digital equity and related tokens.

Swiss Blockchain Federation, digital equity, digital bonds, tokens, blockchain, shares, Switzerland, financial technology

Switzerlands central bank, SIX Group to explore the use of digital currencies for trading

10 Oct 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

SIX Group, the Swiss stock exchange operator, has been working with the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to examine the possible use of digital currencies in trading.

SIX Group, Swiss National Bank, Switzerland, digital currencies, bonds, partnership, tokenisation, trading