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Western Union CEO Hikmet Ersek and Walmart's Financial Services team explain the motives behind the Walmart-Western Union partnership.
While some industries have already been hit hard by Brexit, cross-border payments has mostly been well-prepared for the UK's exit from the EU.
2021 promises a host of product launches from major companies in the global payments space. We look at some of the biggest set to release this year.
Santander is building a global payments company in the form of PagoNxt. We look at how it plans to challenge in the space.
2020 was quite a year for Travelex's parent company Finablr, and with its sale, 2021 promises further developments.
Once the darling of the industry, Ripple is now being distanced by key players following a suit filed by the SEC.
Whilst both companies are fintech unicorns TransferWise and Payoneer are eyeing the public markets, where they will be up against the whales.
Initial thoughts on Paysafe's return to public trading through its SPAC merger with Foley Trasimene Acquisition Corp II.
Here's how key cross-border payments companies fared on the stock market in 2020. Number one may surprise you.
A Central Bank of Nigeria decision has created new barriers to the Nigerian remittances market. We look at how key players have responded.
Some may have expected education-focused, receivables payments unicorn Flywire to have a tough year, but not so.
We’ve seen a surge in e-commerce as a result of Covid-19 and local lockdowns – and this certainly continued with Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
We take a deep dive into remittance trends in Africa following a conversation with Nicolas Vonthron, Mama Money's CEO.
Argentex has published its half-year results for the six months to September. We take a look at how the company has fared through the pandemic.
Visa and Mastercard pricing can fluctuate widely day-to-day for some SEPA currency pairs, and this has implications for transparency compliance.
Western Union has announced a $200m investment in Saudi Arabia's STC Pay. We spoke to CEO Hikmet Ersek to find out more.
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