While tech was among GTR’s most-read category of stories for the year, one theme that drew great attention from readers included the decline of traditional trade finance instruments and the rise of trade asset distribution platforms. As the year comes to a close, GTR looks at website statistics to find out which stories its readers were most interested in.
GTR’s readers were particularly interested in the news that two former investment bankers, Christoph Gugelmann and Nils Behling, had launched a cloud-based platform that matches trade finance originators with institutional investors. Behling noted at the time that there is a “tremendous demand for trade finance assets on the institutional investor side, but actual volumes traded are still extremely small”.
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