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What are Exchange Houses and why are they so important in the Middle East?

5 minute read

Resource

Why online retailers are adopting open banking as a payment option

6 minute read

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How do open banking payments work?

When it comes to making purchases online, today’s consumers have access to a plethora of payment options that can vary across the globe. However, one method that is seeing an increase in demand globally is open banking. It has revolutionized the banking payments system by meeting consumer demand for better, faster and more personalized customer experiences.

1 minute read

Resource

What is SEPA? The cross-border payment method explained

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What does the future hold for payment digitization?

6 minute read

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Why international payment hurdles caused by Brexit continue to impact business growth

5 minute read

Tips & tricks

How to perfect cross-border payments in minor currency pairs

There can be many complications when it comes to making cross-border payments in minor currency pairs. This guide will give you all the information you need to make the process faster, cheaper and more secure.

4 minute read

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What are the main methods of payment in international business?

Businesses send money overseas for many reasons. They may be for ordering goods, giving employees their salary, or even paying customers if they are in sectors like pensions or insurance, for example. However, there are multiple ways in which they can make these international payments. Here we will outline the main methods.

3 minute read

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Financial Institutions: APIs vs EMIs vs PSPs

There are lots of different terms to contend with when it comes to making online payments, and acronyms are often freely used without any context. Here we will unpack three of the most common types of financial institution.

3 minute read

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Fintech 2.0. What is driving the massive evolution in global financial technology?

What is fintech 2:0 and where has it come from? Industry experts outline the factors behind its massive growth.

3 minute read

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International Money Transfer Regulations Explained

Countries across the world have strict regulations in place to ensure international money transfers are safe and secure. We explain why these regulations are so important, how regulations differ between countries, and what rules apply to various nations around the world.

6 minute read

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Fintech 2:0 and what’s next for the banking industry

Over the last few decades, the continued evolution of fintech has disrupted traditional financial services with no sign of dying down. In fact, a new report from Money2020 highlights the emergence of Fintech 2:0 – the post Covid-19 developments of fintech.

3 minute read

Guide

How to make receiving international bank cheques easier for your recipients

Despite incredible progress and developments in financial services over the years, clearing an international cheque still involves many problems. For several reasons, making international cash payments via cheque is a complex experience for both you and customers. Here’s a deep dive into the challenges and how to overcome them.

6 minute read

Resource

Meeting the challenges of cross-border life insurance payouts

Life insurance is vital to ensure a person’s loved ones will be financially supported after they pass away. But what are the implications when the insurance policy beneficiary lives in another country?

6 minute read

Advice

How to overcome the challenges of cross-border payments

We live in a global economy where the ability to make international transactions is essential to businesses and consumers alike, as well as the banks and other financial institutions that serve them. Yet, when cross-border payment systems are so important for financial inclusion and growth, why are there still so many challenges to their efficiency?

3 minute read

Advice

How long do international bank transfers take?

Today, a domestic bank transfers can almost be instant. But why is it not the same for overseas transactions? Here, we’ll explore how long international bank transfers normally take, and outline how innovative banks are collaborating with fintechs to speed up the process.

4 minute read

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How to make international pension payments more convenient for your beneficiaries

Pension companies that still send cross-border payments by bank cheque, must do more to satisfy their customers with faster, more convenient services. Here's what you need to know in order to maintain customer satisfaction.

3 minute read

Insight

The rise of fintechs in the Middle East: What banks must do to keep competitive

The ultimate guide for legacy banks in the Middle East and Northern Africa. Find out how to compete or collaborate with fintechs in order to maintain your valuable SME and retail customers.

6 minute read

Guide

International bank transfer fees: What are they and how much do they cost?

Whether it’s a global business payment or a personal remittance, money is sent abroad for a variety of reasons. However, unlike a domestic bank transfer, this process isn’t free for the customer. We explain why international bank transfer fees are charged and what factors impact the cost.

4 minute read

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