Tagged: trade

PayBito’s Record Sees 300% Surge in Trader Traffic in Three Months

  U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange PayBito recently announced it has experienced a record 300% surge in Crypto traders visiting the platform in the past three months. PayBito reported that while improving its crypto portfolio, it has been widely expanding its operations in various locations. Lately, the… Read More

Banco Santander Acquires Majority Stake in Spanish Fintech Mercury TFS

Banco Santander, S.A. (BME:SAN) announced on Friday it has acquired the majority stake in Mercury TFS, a Spain-based company that specializes in software solutions that automate the end-to-end management of trade finance transactions for corporate customers, for €30 million. According to Banco Santander, the transaction… Read More

From Scottish Salmon to Stetsons to Fintech: UK Looks to Ink Significant Trade Agreement with the US

This week the UK Minister of State for Trade Policy Greg Hands MP is in the United States to kick-start free trade agreement negotiations. Long discussed as a possible outcome of the UK’s divorce with Europe, a bilateral trade agreement between the US and the… Read More

China Trade and Finance Interbank Trading Blockchain Platform Officially Launches

In a press release, the China Banking Association (CBA) announced the launch of the long-anticipated “China Trade and Finance Interbank Trading Blockchain Platform.” Officially, the project kicked off on December 29th. The centrally controlled project was was established to standardize the digitization of “transaction information of… Read More

Receivables and Supply Chain Financing Firm Culum Capital Comments on GTR Ventures Investment

Culum Capital, a Singapore-based receivables and supply chain financing platform, has received an investment  from GTR Ventures. GTR revealed several Fintech investments this past week – mainly in the online lending vertical. “We are thrilled to be partnering with GTR Ventures,” commented Ginnie Chin, co-founder &… Read More

UK Explores Possibility of New US Trade Agreement Following Brexit

The US Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer, met with the UK International Trade Secretary Dr. Liam Fox yesterday. This was the first visit between the two trade reps since the UK election. According to the UK government, discussions included the possibility of a new trade arrangement… Read More

China Establishes Asia Fintech Fund of Funds to Focus on M&A

China’s Global Times has reported that the country established a foundation focused on financial and technology mergers and acquisitions throughout Asia.  Asia Fintech Fund of Funds (FOF) is based in Beijing and has 10 billion yuan (approximately $1.44 billion) in funding. Asia Fintech is the second… Read More

UK & India Partner on Tech Summit. Fintech Labeled Next Big Transformation in India

Fintech is emerging as the next big transformation in India India and the UK held a joint Tech Summit on November 7-9 in New Delhi, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India emphasized close collaboration between the two nations during his remarks because it was “vital that India… Read More

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