How are money transfers priced across pegged currencies?
February 2nd, 2023
We track the different types of pegged currencies worldwide and explore how money transfer providers apply pricing to them.
Remittances trends: 2022 in review
December 15th, 2022
Macroeconomic and geopolitical headwinds have had a large impact on the remittances sector in 2022 but there have also been several positive shifts.
How has Cuba fared in the eighteen months following the start of its currency reunification, known as Day Zero?
BFC sells UK business: Following the assets
July 6th, 2022
BFC, one of the leading money transfer and currency exchange companies in the Middle East, has exited the UK market.
Payment processors’ new revenue streams
May 3rd, 2022
Payment processing competition continues to rise and many of the fintechs in the space are rolling out new products to grow share and drive margins.
How interchange fees drove the Amazon-Visa dispute
March 8th, 2022
Interchange fees remain complex and poorly understood. Here’s a brief overview of what they are and why they matter.
Why Santander’s PagoFX failed
January 19th, 2022
Why Santander closed its money transfers company PagoFX just a year and a half after it first launched.
2021’s shift to B2B for money transfers
December 24th, 2021
Over 2021, we have seen money transfer companies make significant developments in the B2B space.
Travel money’s reawakening
November 10th, 2021
Few segments of the cross-border payments industry have been worse-hit than travel money, but now companies are beginning to recover.
Consumer behaviour is increasingly shifting towards mobile applications. We explore additional user experience features around the money transfer process.
Consumer behaviour is increasingly shifting towards mobile applications for remittance. We explore payment-related features and the costs incurred.
Benchmarking Mobile Remittance Apps #1: The registration journey and making the first transfer
July 8th, 2021
Consumer behaviour is increasingly shifting towards the convenience of mobile applications for remittance, and companies need to keep up.
The costs of cross-border card payments
May 5th, 2021
How much you pay to make cross-border payments by card can vary significantly depending on the currency you use.
What data do you need to make a money transfer?
May 4th, 2021
What sender data do different remittance and money transfer apps need to make a transfer?
The Asian remittance landscape in focus
April 27th, 2021
We take a look at the money transfer landscape across Asia, a region we track very closely in our datasets.
Cross-border payments’ biggest funding rounds in Q1
April 13th, 2021
The biggest funding rounds in the first quarter of 2021 came from Stripe, Checkout.com and Rapyd, which boosted their valuations significantly.