Tagged: Cross-Border Transactions

UK’s Clear Junction to Assist Paynet with Supporting Cross-Border Payments

London’s Clear Junction has announced that it’s offering solutions to Paynet which aim to support its vision for cross-border payments services from European markets into Moldova. Paynet is reportedly the first digital wallet platform operating in Moldova. It runs one of the most extensive payments… Read More

Queen Bee Capital and Nium Team Up to Streamline Cross-Border Payments via Japan

Global payments and card issuance platform Nium and Japanese payments firm, Queen Bee Capital (QBC) have teamed up to improve international transfer offerings for corporate and individual QBC clients across Japan. Through this partnership, QBC will leverage Nium’s advanced pay-out capability to offer real-time, cost-efficient,… Read More

Mastercard Teams Up with Home Remitt to Support Migrant Workers with Sending Funds Abroad in Near Real-Time

As the demand for fast, highly secure, and seamless virtual payments solutions continues to rise, Mastercard (NYSE: MA) has teamed up with Home Remitt in order to support migrants residing in South Africa by safely sending funds in near real-time to their friends and family… Read More

Bank of Negara Malaysia and Payments Network Malaysia or PayNet to Enhance Cross-Border Transactions

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and Payments Network Malaysia (PayNet) will reportedly be taking part in Project Nexus by working cooperatively with various partners on a proof-of-concept (PoC) to enhance the cost and speed of performing international payments. Project Nexus will aim to look into the… Read More

Hong Kong’s Currenxie Introduces Visa Card for Convenient, More Secure International Payments

Hong Kong-based Currenxie, a cross-border payments platform, reveals that it has introduced a Visa card to offer businesses with a more convenient and secure way to  handle international  transactions. As mentioned in the announcement, the Currenxie Visa Business Card is presently available to the firm’s… Read More

Saudi British Bank Introduces Instant Cross-Border Transfer Service for US Corridor, Powered by Ripple

Saudi British Bank (SABB) has announced the launch of its Instant Cross-Border Transfer Service for the United States Corridor via the blockchain payment tech powered by Ripple. The launch of this service was confirmed during the fifth edition of “The Future Investment Initiative Institute” led… Read More

Automated Market Maker Functionality Is Now Live on Stellar, a Blockchain based Platform for Cross-Border Payments

On November 3, 2021 (at 15:00 UTC), Stellar validators had reportedly voted to upgrade the network to Protocol 18, which adds Automated Market Maker (AMM) functionality to the Stellar protocol. As mentioned in an update shared with CI, this makes Stellar one of the earliest… Read More

Al Ansari Exchange Leverages RippleNet Cloud to Streamline Cross-Border Remittance Payments to Malaysia with MoneyMatch

The team at Fintech firm Ripple is pleased to confirm that UAE-headquartered foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer firm, Al Ansari Exchange has joined RippleNet. Via RippleNet Cloud, which is Ripple’s international Cloud-powered financial network tech, Al Ansari Exchange will be connecting with major money… Read More

Andrews Federal Credit Union Teams Up with Fintech Wise on Low-Cost Remittance Payments for Military Members

Andrews Federal Credit Union and Fintech Wise have announced a digital remittance integration, which could save a lot of money for members of the Armed Forces – particularly  those residing overseas – directly via their current Andrews Federal banking dashboard. Scheduled to launch later in… Read More

UniCredit, JPMorgan Team Up on SWIFT Go Payment Transactions between Europe and the US

UniCredit and J.P. Morgan (NYSE: JPM) have teamed up for the SWIFT Go project – a transformative new service that “enables small businesses and consumers to send fast, highly secure, and competitively priced low-value cross-border payments anywhere in the world.” As mentioned in the announcement:… Read More

Fintech and Banking Software Firm Velmie Launches FX and Cross-Border Transfer Service in Middle East

Velmie, a Fintech and banking software service provider, has launched an FX and cross-border transfers module that is connected to providers like Currencycloud, Rapyd, and Nium. Velmie’s white-label platform is currently capable of supporting international payments and funds transfers with customized integration. Global payments and… Read More

Pakistan Software Houses Association Says IT Firms Should be Able to Spend Export Earnings to Pay for Foreign Digital Service Providers

The Pakistan Software Houses Association had recommended to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) that IT firms should be permitted to use 20% of their export earnings to pay for foreign consultants, digital service providers, vendors (among other requirements) in order to conduct operations and… Read More

New Cross-Border Payments Service Introduced by SWIFT for Low-Value Transfers Globally

SWIFT reveals that it has launched SWIFT Go, a service that enables small businesses and consumers to send “fast, predictable, highly secure, and competitively priced low-value” cross-border payments across the globe. Payments may be sent directly from users’ bank accounts. Seven international banking institutions, which… Read More

Payments Fintech Banking Circle Chooses European Firm SIA to Provide Instant Payments

Banking Circle, the Payments Bank for the digital economy, has chosen SIA, an established European hi-tech firm in payment services and infrastructures, controlled by CDP Equity, in order to introduce its instant payments service in Europe “connecting to the TARGET Instant Payment Settlement (TIPS) service… Read More

Global Payments Fintech Thunes Partners ABA Bank to Help Cambodians Send Money Back Home

Thunes, a global payments network, has teamed up with ABA Bank so that they can enable Cambodians overseas to send funds back home “quicker and cheaper from around the world.” As noted in a release shared with CI: “Previously, customers making international money transfers to… Read More

Ripple to Expand from Cross-Border Payments to Tokenized Services, Bringing Crypto Capabilities to Enterprises, Company Exec Reveals

Asheesh Birla, GM – RippleNet at American Fintech Ripple, which is currently involved in a lawsuit from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), recently published a blog post, titled, “Evolving RippleNet for a Tokenized Future.” Birla writes that cryptocurrency and blockchain or DLT are… Read More

Cross-Border Payments Fintech Cambridge Global Payments Selects Crown Agents Bank as Banking Partner

Crown Agents Bank Ltd confirms that it has been chosen as a new banking partner by Cambridge Global Payments, a FLEETCOR firm and a provider of integrated cross-border payments and currency risk management services. Through the partnership with Crown Agents Bank, Cambridge will be able… Read More

Neobanking Platform Yapeal Now Offering Clients in Switzerland a New Cross-Border Payments Service via Wise

Neobanking platform Yapeal has started offering cross-border money transfers to its clients through Fintech Wise (formerly Transferwise and now pursuing listing on the LSE). Through the partnership, Yapeal will work with Wise to make cross-border transactions fast, simple, and cheap for their app’s users. Wise,… Read More

Remittance and Wallet App SendSpend Acquires E-Money Institution License from UK’s FCA

SendSpend, the remittance and wallet app, reveals that it has acquired the Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The company will now be able to issue digital money and offer cross-border remittance services from its UK head offices. SendSpend… Read More

Peer to Peer DeFi Payment Protocol Roxe Goes Live, Will Offer Competitive Wholesale FX Rates

Roxe, a global payment network, revealed on Friday (June 11, 2021) that it has officially launched  the Roxe Payment Protocol (RPP), which is described as an open, decentralized and peer-to-peer payments protocol developed to offer wholesale foreign exchange rates to individuals, payment firms, banking institutions… Read More

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