Tagged: Cross-Border Transactions

Cross-Border Payments Represent One-Sixth of All Transaction Values Globally, Estimated to Increase to $250T+ in Value by 2027 – Report

Cross-border payments are financial transactions where the accounts of the payor and payee are based in different countries, the Payments Canada team explains. Cross-border payments are typically “more complex than domestic payments as they involve different national legal and regulatory frameworks, more than one currency,… Read More

UK Fintech Wise Reports Increase in Profits As High Interest Rates Boost Earnings

Wise plc (LSE:WISE) has posted unaudited interim results for the six months ended September 30, 2023. Wise is a leading Fintech based in the UK but providing services globally. In the first six months of this year, Wise says that it continued “to make progress… Read More

Malaysia’s Maybank Expands Cross-Border Services to China, Enhances ASEAN Financial Integration

Maybank announced the expansion of its cross-border QR Pay service to China, one of the first in the market for a Malaysian bank, amplifying Maybank’s existing cross-border payment capabilities and enhancing the ease and efficiency of financial transactions. This initiative aims to benefit over 8… Read More

Fintech Ripple Streamlines Payments Experience to Enable Enterprise Crypto Adoption

Ripple, the firm enabling enterprise blockchain and crypto solutions, debuted the evolution of its crypto-enabled cross-border payments solution, Ripple Payments, formerly known as RippleNet. Ripple Payments provides the enterprise-grade infrastructure “required for businesses to leverage blockchain easily for faster, cheaper, more efficient cross-border payments without… Read More

Cross-Border Payments Report: Consumers Continue to Seek Streamlined Remittances Experiences

Mastercard’s (NYSE: MA) new borderless payments report reveals consumers globally are setting up side hustles and considering working or living abroad, prompting the acceleration of cross-border payments. Small businesses are also increasingly “reliant on international payment networks with three in five sourcing more suppliers internationally… Read More

Visa, Currencycloud Introduce New Cross-Border Payments Solution

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) and Currencycloud, the firm simplifying business in a multi-currency world, announces Visa Cross-Border Solutions, formerly known as Visa Treasury as a Service, delivering cross-border money movement solutions for banks, Fintechs, FX brokers, corporates, and other payment institutions. Visa Cross-Border Solutions reportedly… Read More

Corpay Cross-Border Introduces Payments GPS for Live Payment Tracking

Corpay, a FLEETCOR (NYSE: FLT) brand and global leader in business payments, is proud to announce that Corpay’s Cross-Border business has launched Payments GPS, a proprietary tracking technology that allows clients and partners to monitor payments in real time. Leveraging various technologies, “including SWIFT GPI… Read More

Financial Services for SMEs: WorldFirst’s 1688 Global Sourcing Integration Sees Steady Adoption

WorldFirst, a “one-stop” global payment and financial services platform for SMEs engaged in cross-border trade, reported that international SME buyers have increasingly “adopted the WorldFirst Cross-border Pay solution for 1688, one of China’s top wholesale marketplaces, as SMEs worldwide seek cost-effective sourcing options to stay… Read More

UK Fintech Atlantic Money Introduces Fixed Fee Global Transfers for Businesses

The provider of “fixed fee” international transfers, Atlantic Money, is now offering its service to businesses for the first time – shortly after its inaugural year of operation. Starting today, companies in 29 countries can “send up to one million pounds abroad at the current… Read More

Ant Group Expands Cross-Border Payments Services in Asian Games Support Initiative

In the countdown to the opening of the Asian Games, Ant Group is expanding multiple cross-border digital payment options for international travelers as the Official Prestige Partner of Asia’s largest sports event in 2023. As a native of Hangzhou, the host city of the Games… Read More

UnionPay International, Malaysian Payment Network PayNet to Support Cross-Border QR Interoperability

UnionPay International (UPI) and Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd, or PayNet, Malaysia’s national payments network jointly signed an agreement in Shanghai in order to support “the cross-border QR code linkage and enable the full acceptance of the UnionPay App (Chinese-mainland, Hong Kong and Macao versions)… Read More

CBiBank, Visa to Streamline Cross-Border B2B Payments

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) and CB International Bank (CBiBank) announce the launching of an innovative cross-border B2B payments solution for businesses worldwide. CBiBank has officially “joined the Visa B2B Connect platform, ushering in a new era of faster, more cost-effective, and secure B2B payment services.”… Read More

Fintech Bitwage Introduces Tether USDT on TRON, Aiming for Cost-Effective Crypto Payroll

Bitwage is pleased to announce the integration of Tether USDT via TRON network, marking another significant milestone in their journey “to deliver seamless cross-border and multi-currency services.” This addition to their stablecoin options “reaffirms their commitment to offering enhanced liquidity, efficiency, and convenience to our… Read More

Fintech Corpay Cross-Border Introduces Netting Manager to Automate Internal Invoice Settlement

Corpay, a FLEETCOR (NYSE: FLT) brand and global leader in business payments, is pleased to announce that Corpay’s Cross-Border business has launched Netting Manager, a comprehensive solution that streamlines and automates the settlement process of internal invoices for corporations with global subsidiaries. Netting Manager allows… Read More

Currencycloud, which Streamlines Financial Transactions in a Multi-Currency Environment, Partners with Malaysia’s GAT Investment Bank

Currencycloud, which claims to be the expert team simplifying business in a multi-currency world, has partnered with Malaysia-based GAT Investment Bank in order to launch GAT Money, an app offering an alternative solution to new clients who “need a global banking solution which offers access… Read More

Philippines: Personal Remittances Reach $2.8B in May 2023; YTD Growth at 3.1%

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reports that personal remittances from Overseas Filipinos (OFs) reportedly “reached US$2.78 billion in May 2023, higher by 2.9 percent than the $2.70 billion registered in the same month last year.” The increase in personal remittances in May 2023 was “due… Read More

UK Fintech Atlantic Money Facilitates £160M in Transfers, £750K in Savings, Announces Support for Indian Rupee

Atlantic Money, the provider of fixed fee international money transfers, marks its one-year anniversary by releasing its inaugural company figures. The fintech has achieved significant milestones “in both transfer volume and cost savings, solidifying its position in the market.” During its first year of operation,… Read More

Acquired.com, Cross-Border Payment Provider Finaro to Expand Merchant Acquiring Services

Finaro, the global cross-border payment provider, and UK payments specialist and payment initiation service provider Acquired.com, announced a partnership that will enable Acquired.com (a member of the Quint Group) “to offer its customers Finaro’s tailor-made brilliantly simple acquiring services.” Through this collaboration, Acquired.com customers will… Read More

Global Fintech Wise Shares Trading Update, Company Reports Solid Start to the Year with Steady Business Growth

Global Fintech Wise plc (LSE:WISE) has shared its latest Q1 FY24 trading update, noting that the firm is now off to a good start to the year “with continued strong customer growth.” As noted in a release, Wise reports the following key results: 33% YoY… Read More

Stablecoin Adoption: Value of Payment Transactions with Stablecoins to Exceed $187B Globally by 2028, Report Claims

A study from Juniper Research, the researchers focused on emerging payments, have found that the value of payment transactions powered by stablecoins “will exceed $187 billion globally by 2028, up from $53 billion in 2023.” The study found that stablecoins are “making rapid progress in… Read More

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