Nigeria’s digital economy: Building a digital payments ecosystem
March 16th, 2023
A growing fintech space; real-time payments; financial inclusion; and supporting government policies have created fertile ground for Nigeria’s digital economy.
India’s digital economy: Building low-cost digital inclusion
January 12th, 2023
Innovative fintech ecosystems; digital inclusion; real-time payments; and private sector investment are building India’s digital economy.
Strengthening remittances in emerging markets
October 20th, 2022
Remittances are a vital lifeline for many people in emerging markets, however their provision remains inconsistent and often expensive.
Fiat currency’s future? CBDCs, payments and the race for digital money
September 8th, 2022
As finance increasingly digitalises, banks are exploring the prospect of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and what they could mean for payments.
A report exploring the current and future state of BNPL, in light of market downturns and the launch of Apple Pay Later.
Financial services in Indonesia: Driving digital inclusion
April 28th, 2022
Following an increase in illegal lending during the pandemic, Indonesia is trying to increase financial inclusion and boost the growth of digital banking.
FX scarcity in Nigeria: Causes, challenges and solutions
April 7th, 2022
Nigeria is experiencing a foreign exchange crisis, as FX scarcity drives up the cost of exchanging Naira into US dollars, particularly in the parallel market.
The growth of African neobanks
March 31st, 2022
Neobanks have been transforming the financial landscape in many parts of the world, not least in major countries in Africa.
PAPSS: How the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System will change cross-border payments
February 10th, 2022
In January, Afreximbank launched PAPSS with 12 African central banks. Here's how it will increase cross-border payments capabilities within the continent.
Cryptocurrency sees payments boost in 2021
December 22nd, 2021
2021 was the year that many payments companies began to seriously enter the cryptocurrency space.