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Background

Making payments is the inevitable consequence of making purchases and an essential and integral part of the financial supply chain. A payment is the transfer of value from one party, a person or…

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Bank Relations & KYC

Industry roundup: 30 November

by Graham Buck

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Report predicts open banking market to grow 28% to US$15bn in 2021; New trade finance vision outlined by the ICC; Wise partners with Fruugo

Payments - Disbursements

Industry roundup: 25 November

by Graham Buck

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Deutsche Bank adds SWIFT Beneficiary Account Validation; Hong Kong-listed China government bond ETFs in demand; Fitch warns Qatari banks vulnerable

FX Management & Crypto

Industry roundup: 18 November

by Graham Buck

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Reserve Bank of Australia hedges bets on digital currency; Absa Bank partners with the IFC on trade finance ; SA payments fintech Ozow raises US$48m

Payments - Disbursements

Industry roundup: 4 November

by Graham Buck

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Verto/ClearBank collaboration focuses on “underserved“ SMEs; Bank of America plans China securities arm

B2B Spending

Global B2B spending set to surge

by Ben Poole

B2B dollars

An Amex survey finds 70% of businesses are optimistic for the year ahead, with many increasing spend on digital initiatives to drive growth.

Payments - Receipts

US corporates embracing electronic B2B payments

by Ben Poole

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While the AFP 2020 survey shows the benefits that digital payments offer corporates, it also notes the cyber security awareness that firms must show.

Real-time Payments

Real-time payments surge ahead

by Ben Poole

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While Sweden's Riksbank and the ECB explore cross-currency instant payments, an FIS study finds volumes instant payments are accelerating globally.