Markets are skittish, prone to starting at shadows or gorging themselves on rumours. Is China’s ‘counter-cyclical bounce’ just the latest piece of scuttlebutt to affect the currency or is the writing on the wall?
If traditional industries are the ground troops in the looming conflict, cross-border e-commerce platform Youkeshu is China’s militia. Its CFO talks trade warfare, hedging strategy and bank relationships.
Some of the world’s top companies – also including Roche, GE and others – join Swift’s global payment initiative pilot. But whether other “Swift corporates” will be able to go GPI-active remains to be seen.