TXF in depth

Private wealth: Bridging the infrastructure and trade gaps?
Private wealth: Bridging the infrastructure and trade gaps?
Paul Golden
26 June 2018

On paper the demand should be there – a mix of low default short tenor and long tenor assets make trade and infrastructure a logical mix for private wealth investors. But both markets still present significant problems to entry for non-institutional investors, even via sector specific fund managers.

Sunny with the chance of showers? Insuring the future of commodity trade
Sunny with the chance of showers? Insuring the future of commodity trade
Katharine Morton
20 June 2018

The commodity trading landscape is changing, as are the needs to insure risk by both commodity traders and producers. Katharine Morton spoke to brokers, insurers and the end users of insurance to see how the market is evolving. Is CPRI meeting end user needs and will bank regulation put the whole commodity trade insurance market under a cloud?

A fresh approach to supply chain finance
A fresh approach to supply chain finance
Michael Sugirin
15 June 2018

Standard Chartered’s unique supply chain finance solution offers a win-win for both buyers and suppliers. By Michael Sugirin, Head of Open Account and Trade Implementation, Transaction Banking, Standard Chartered.

TXF in brief

Howell leaves SMBC
10 July 2018

Andy Howell has left his role as assistant general manager for trade and commodity finance at SMBC, London. Howell, who has over 20 years experie...

SATIPP set for launch tomorrow
25 June 2018

Following the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in April, Afreximbank and ECIC are set to launch the South Africa-Africa Trade and I...

Access Bank raises $158m trade finance facility
19 June 2018

Access Bank has raised a $158 million one-year syndicated trade finance loan. The facility, which has an optional one-year roll over te...

Credable expands SME invoice coverage
13 June 2018

Credable – a Swedish insure-tech start-up that is part of the Euler Hermes group – is expanding its SME invoice insurance cover to 24 Euro...

Sturrock moves to Marsh Singapore
11 June 2018

Abbey Sturrock is set to make an internal move to Marsh Singapore from Marsh London. Sturrock joined insurance broker Marsh as senior v...

TXF Data

Commodity Trade Finance MLA Full year 2017

Bank USDm No %
1 Natixis 11056m 52 10.3%
2 Société Générale 8209m 46 7.7%
3 ING Bank 7272m 75 6.8%
4 Deutsche Bank 4510m 24 4.2%
5 UniCredit 4334m 34 4%
6 Rabobank 3989m 43 3.7%
7 BNP Paribas 3669m 35 3.4%
8 MUFG Bank 3656m 31 3.4%
9 ABN AMRO 3608m 41 3.4%
10 Mizuho 3248m 26 3%

TXF Podcast

Song of the day

Gabriella Cilmi
Sweet About Me
Listen on TXFunky