Can mobile-money wallets gain momentum in remittances?
February 3rd, 2021
How mobile money wallets are having an impact on the remittances industry, following a report by GSMA.
Report: The hidden cost of cross-border e-commerce
January 21st, 2021
Covid-19 may have increased cross-border e-commerce, but it has also prompted a rise in costs for consumers. Here's how.
Will TransferWise and Payoneer go public?
January 11th, 2021
Whilst both companies are fintech unicorns TransferWise and Payoneer are eyeing the public markets, where they will be up against the whales.
Cross-border e-commerce during Black Friday/Cyber Monday
December 8th, 2020
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.
Remittances in Africa are changing
December 7th, 2020
We take a deep dive into remittance trends in Africa following a conversation with Nicolas Vonthron, Mama Money's CEO.
Complying with transparency in cross-border card-markups
December 1st, 2020
Visa and Mastercard pricing can fluctuate widely day-to-day for some SEPA currency pairs, and this has implications for transparency compliance.
OFX results through Covid: Consumer down, B2B up
November 24th, 2020
This past week, OFX reported its results for the first half of the 2020/2021 financial year. We spoke with CEO Skander Malcolm for more insight.
Intermex earnings: The focus on Latin America paying off
November 17th, 2020
Intermex reported its quarterly earnings last week. We spoke to CEO Robert Lisy to understand more about the growth drivers and the future of the company.
The rise of multi-currency accounts
October 6th, 2020
As the world and commerce become more globalised, multi-currency accounts are becoming a core product extension around the globe.
Is TransferWise becoming an incumbent?
September 30th, 2020
TransferWise reported strong revenue growth for the year ending March 2020 despite margins remain low. Will an IPO be TransferWise's next move?
Cross-border payments offering for banks
September 23rd, 2020
We talked to Eyal Moldovan, Payoneer's General Manager, to understand more about cross-border payments as a service and the offer for banks.
Western Union, Ria and MoneyGram Q2 2020 Earnings Analysis
August 11th, 2020
Western Union, MoneyGram and Ria money transfer businesses all show signs of rebound. Remitly becomes a Unicorn led by PayU. Digital businesses grow in Q2 2020
Mobile money shapes cross-border payments’ growth in Africa
August 5th, 2020
Which opportunities does mobile money offer for cross-border payment companies? How can international payments to and from Africa be enhanced?
Cross-border players with a public parent company
July 29th, 2020
Which cross-border payment companies are owned by publicly listed players? What are the positives and the downsides?
Removing frictions in international payments
July 21st, 2020
We look at the roadmap published by the BIS to remove frictions in cross-border payments. Will Travelex survive and remain a market leader?
Do payment companies need a banking licence to grow?
July 13th, 2020
Do fintechs and international payment companies' need a banking licence for news product offerings. TransferWise offers banking products but isn't a bank.