LOOKING BEHIND THE MASK ON TRADE FINANCE AT ITFA by Katharine Morton, TXF Editor

Monday, 23 September

Katharine Morton ponders the opacities of financing trade, and what lies beneath, revealed at ITFA’s celebration of a mysterious dance of hide and seek Hiding who you are is one of the key motives behind the tradition of the masquerade ball. It’s a playful custom that goes back to fifteenth century Venice, with identities usually […]

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IS ANYTHING MOVING THE DIAL IN TRADETECH? by Aife Howse – Reporter TXF

Tuesday, 9 July

TXF went to ITFA’s Fintech briefing in London in mid-June to investigate what practical progress is being made in the tradetech space and what individual companies present at the event are working on. Transparency and accurate data are key and artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) are all coming into […]

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ITFA WITH AN AFRICAN RHYTHM by Katharine Morton – TXF Editor

Tuesday, 16 October

Katharine Morton, Head of Trade, Treasury and Risk at TXF shares some of her memories of the International Trade and Forfaiting Association’s Cape Town spectacular Tribal drums announced our arrival at the pre-conference seminar on trade digitisation and fintech on the top floor of the tallest building in Cape Town (Rand Merchant Bank). The 45th […]

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