TransferWise yet to see blockchain’s advantage

TransferWise yet to see blockchain’s advantage

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Despite the popularity of blockchain, the technology used by cryptocurrencies, London-based fintech TransferWise is not convinced that it is advantageous for companies that transfer money internationally.

NAB launches Alipay for merchants to attract Chinese dollar

The National Australia Bank (NAC) is about to attract lucrative business from the one million-plus tourists from China who visit Australia every year by enabling them to purchase goods and services “Down Under” using the massive Chinese Alipay service.

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Leverage the power of FX for profit gains

For many multinational businesses, the uncertainty created by fluctuating currency exchange rates makes it seem nearly impossible to prevent losses. Yet there are ways to effectively leverage currency exposure – not just to protect profits but to grow them. Several companies are already exploring the options of FX swings and capitalising on the opportunities that arise.
By Nigel Frith | | Currency Risk | See more in Business Guides

Truly knowing your customer will be the key to success in open banking

Technology stalwarts like Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are the biggest threat to banking Banks need to invest in personalised customer marketing as well as upgrading their digital platforms to compete The future of branch services hangs in the balance, but as broadband connections fail some rural inhabitants, they’ll be hoping for another solution
By Rachel Doyle | | Business Guides | See more in Business Guides

Paypal diversifies its offering and may look at cryptocurrencies again

Paypal continues to invest strategically to deliver digital payment innovations to merchants and customers alike. The company’s growth continues apace as a series of strategic partnerships with customer reward cards, Samsung Pay, Mastercard and Visa extend Paypal’s reach. Paypal has recently extended its reach into investments as it looks to extend its financial capabilities and has indicated that it may look at cryptocurrencies again
By Rachel Doyle | | US | See more in Business Guides

Hacks for transferring money in and out of Europe

While there’s no doubting the fact that the international money transfers industry has undergone a major boom over the last two decades, there are still some issues that people wanting to make cross-border payments must contend with. Like the issue of whether the money transfer company you’re thinking of will really work for your specific requirements.
By Nigel Frith | | Expats | See more in Personal Guides

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