A fishbowl discussion at GTR Asia saw an animated debate between ‘frenemies’ - an international banker and three fintech representatives - on how to tackle the persistent $1.5 trillion trade finance gap
Instead of faster payments, treasurers need faster collections. Axiata’s finance transformation head believes treasurers can save a lot of money for their companies if they can get departments to work together
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.
In a first for the country's banks, one of China's big-four lenders taps fintech to provide a loan online. The bank says using technology will offer businesses in the agriculture sector easier access to liquidity.