Articles with tag: commodities

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SHUAA launches USD 200 million 'Financing Opportunities Fund'

News | Payments General | 12 Oct 2020

SHUAA Capital, an asset management and investment banking platform in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, has launched a USD 200 million ‘SHUAA Financing Opportunities Fund’.

Forex exhange, commodities, investments, SHUAA, SHUAA Financing Opportunities Fund, capital, finance

Sberbank considers introducing stablecoin after new crypto law

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Aug 2020

Russia-based Sberbank has announced plans regarding stablecoin, which are digital currencies backed by real-world assets, major fiat currencies, or commodities such as gold.

Sberbank, stablecoin, crypto law, crypto, Russia, digital currencies, fiat currencies, commodities, gold, cryptocurrency, On Digital Financial Assets, DFA, crypto-to-crypto trading platform, loans, digital securities

Infinigold, Coinfirm partner to set a new compliance and security standard

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 30 Jul 2020

InfiniGold has partnered with blockchain analytics and AML company Coinfirm to establish a new compliance and security standard for digitalised commodities. 

InfiniGold, blockchain analytics, AML, Coinfirm, compliance and security standard, digitalised commodities, PaaS, Perth Mint Gold Token, transaction monitoring, fraudulent activity, issuer, PMGT

Indian crypto businesses seek tax clarity from RBI

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 May 2020

The cryptocurrency exchanges in India have written to the central bank of India for seeking clarity on the tax front.

commodities, goods, services, currencies, India, cryptocurrency, crypto exchanges, tax, RBI

Emirates NBD to use LiquidX's network to sell commodities

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 12 Mar 2020

US-headquartered network for illiquid assets LiquidX has revealed that it has added Emirates NBD to its network.

Emirates NBD, LiquidX, LiquidX platform, financial institution, liquid commodities, trade finance, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Dubai

Egypt signs agreement with ITFC to support commodities by USD 1.1 bln

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 05 Dec 2019

Egypt has signed a USD 1.1 billion agreement with the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) to finance importing petroleum products and commodities for 2020, according to the Ministry of Petroleum.

Egypt, agreement, ITFC, commodities, financing

Sberbank trials trade finance blockchain for Siberian oil

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 12 Sep 2019

Russia-based Sberbank has completed a pilot blockchain transaction with Singapore commodities company Trafigura.

Sberbank, product launch, trade finance, blockchain, Siberian oil, Trafigua, Singapore, commodities,

Finastra launches SFTR with reporting tool for banks

News | Payments General | 05 Sep 2019

Finastra has launched a tailored, Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR) reporting tool that will help banks prepare for the April 2020 deadline.

Finastra, banking, compliance, reporting, Securities Financing Transaction Regulation, securities, commodities, cloud

ICC blockchain project to target commodities in Singapore

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 03 Jun 2019

Singapore-based blockchain startup Perlin Network and the ICC have established the Centre of Future Trade in Singapore to help companies to digitize trade.

Perlin Network, International Chamber of Commerce, Singapore, Centre of Future Trade, Asia, APAC, digital trade, trade finance, commodities trade, blockchain, DLT, distributed ledger technology

China targets blockchain for commodities and trade finance

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 04 Mar 2019

China’s Ministry of Commerce and 12 other departments have issued a notice promoting the platform economy for the commodities sector.

China, Ministry of Commerce, platform economy, commodities sector, agribusiness, oil extraction, logistics, post-trade processes, trade finance,

Pacific Software to launch ecommerce trade platform

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 04 Jan 2019

Canada-based tech corporation Pacific Software has announced that its BOAPIN ecommerce trade platform will be registering new buyers and sellers in Q1 2019.

Pacific Software, BOAPIN, ecommerce trade platform, platform launch, Canada, North America, company launch, product certification, marketing, logistics, commodities search/match interface, trade finance, customs clearance, cross-border payment solutions

US regulators to levy fines against cryptocurrency companies

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Sep 2018

Two Wall Street regulators have announced a series of actions aiming to monitor the popular and unregulated asset class.

SEC, cryptocurrency, commodities, securities, fines, tokens, US, HempCoin, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, FINRA

Dubai licenses DLT software development for DMCC Free Trade Zone

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 03 Sep 2018

Dubai Multi Commodities Centre has licensed Global Blockchain Technologies to develop blockchain services for trade finance.

Dubai, Dubai government, Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, Global Blockchain, BLOC, Blockchain, Blockchain Technologies DMCC, BTD, Distributed ledger technology, DLT, DMCC Free Trade Zone, DMCC Free Trade Zone authority,

Fintech startups provide cryptocurrency loans to African farmers

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 09 Apr 2018

In a report issued by GTR, a blockchain initiative has brought cryptocurrencies to the commodity financing space, providing USD 10 million-worth of loans to 50,000 smallholder farmers in Africa.

Fintech startups, Africa, cryptocurrency loans, farmers, blockchain technology, Block Commodities, Wala, Dala

FinComEco, Block Commodities announce blockchain crypto token collaboration

News | Cryptocurrencies | 26 Mar 2018

FinComEco and Block Commodities have partnered with Wala and Dala to support the development of blockchain-enabled financial platforms for developing markets.

FinComEco, Block Commodities, Wala, Dala, blockchain, crypto token, partnership, Uganda

US judge sees virtual currencies as commodities

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Mar 2018

Virtual currencies like Bitcoin can be regulated as commodities by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), a federal judge ruled on March, 6.

CFTC, SEC, Bitcoin, Bitcoin regulation, cryptocurrency, crypto, US, commodities, securities

US regulators ponder on regulating Bitcoin

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Feb 2018

CFTC and SEC regulators have discussed the cryptocurrencies impact on users and the ecosystem created around Bitcoin, at a hearing on cryptocurrency regulation.

CFTC, SEC, Bitcoin, Bitcoin regulation, cryptocurrency, crypto, ICOs, US, commodities, securities