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How Opportunity International is boosting financial inclusion through digital banking

by Charu Adesnik Northampton, MA –News Direct– Cisco Systems Inc. A group of people using mobile financial services, provided by Opportunity International. Credit: Patrick Abah. the Opportunity International’s (Opportunity) mission for more than five decades has been to reach people living in poverty and provide them with access to otherwise …

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banque muscat SAOG: special offer on Individuals, Auto and Home extended until March 31

In line with its customer-centric vision and commitment to financial inclusion, Bank Muscat, the leading financial services provider in the Sultanate, offers a host of state-of-the-art services and facilities to its large family of customers. across the Sultanate. . The bank recently announced that, in line with its vision to …

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The clear signal in RBI’s hold on Paytm Bank

NEW DELHI : New Delhi: One of India’s pioneers in the booming digital payments segment, Paytm Group, is now in the Reserve Bank of India’s crosshairs as Paytm Payments Bank was barred from onboarding new customers by the regulator on Friday. The RBI, true to form, only mentioned “material oversight …

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Leveraging Technology to Improve Financial Inclusion in the United States

By Ismail Amla, Executive Vice President, Professional Services, NCR Corporation The benefits of financial inclusion are known and numerous. Households that lack access to bank accounts or relatively affordable mechanisms for receiving, paying, and spending money end up spending a significantly higher percentage of their income on cash-intensive financial options. …

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The gender gap in financing is costing Africa $95 billion a year

Women entrepreneurs and business owners play a vital role in economies across Africa. Yet many women are excluded from the industry due to barriers that make it difficult to access credit and financial services. Many barriers, poverty, discrimination, lack of institutional support and outdated gender norms contribute to the $42 …

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Africa-focused Stax raises $2.2M for seed expansion

USSD, which stands for Unstructured Supplementary Service Data, may seem difficult at first and can quickly become technical, but there are two crucial concepts to grasp for the purposes of financial inclusion. To start, you use USSD when you dial a number that starts with * and ends with #. …

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Majority of Indians say banks and telecom providers leaked personal data misused for bogus loans: Survey

Last month, several clients took to Twitter and other social media platforms to report outstanding loans they never took, as evidenced by their Cibil report. Dhani loans and services, a subsidiary of Indiabulls, is said to be the lender of these bogus loans. The common concern reported by most of …

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FinTech M-KOPA raises $75 million to expand its platform

African FinTech start-up M-KOPA raised $75m in growth round to expand its financial services platform for the underbanked in other countries beyond its current operations in Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria and in Ghana. The new capital will also be used to help M-KOPA expand beyond asset financing by developing other products …

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How fintechs promote financial inclusion for SMEs

Traditional banking and financial executives have always served the wealthy. However, a new generation of financial technology companies, the fintechs, are challenging this convention. Spurred on by increased internet and mobile phone penetration in developing countries, new fintech startups are beginning to disrupt the prevailing financial order in these markets. …

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SafeBoda is betting on a super app to boost recovery after the pandemic crisis – TechCrunch

Powered by 25,000 motorcycle taxis at the start of 2020, Safeboda was at its peak, transporting thousands of passenger passengers to cities in Uganda and Nigeria. And then the covid pandemic hit, throwing everything into a spin. Containment measures such as work-from-home directives have led to a slump in business, …

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Laxmi Bank inaugurates 11th extension counter – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper

KATHMANDU, FEBRUARY 18 Laxmi Bank Ltd. expanded its footprint with the inauguration of its 11th extension counter at Jhulneta of Tribeni-3 Rural Municipality in Rukum West. With the addition of this extension counter, the Laxmi Bank network now comprises 141 branches, 11 extension counters, 5 hospital counters, 172 ATMs, 2,500 …

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HOMECHOICE INTERNATIONAL PLC – A fast-growing financial services company rebranded as “Weaver Fintech” with an investment in PayJustNow – SENS

Fast Growing financial services business rebranded to “Weaver Fintech” with investment in PayJustNow HOMECHOICE INTERNATIONAL PLC(Registration C171926)(Incorporated in the Republic of Mauritius)Share code: HILISIN: MT0000850108(‘HomeChoice’ or ‘HIL’) Fast Growing financial services business rebranded to ‘Weaver Fintech’ withinvestment in PayJustNow Listed fintech business and omnichannel retailer HIL, has successfully accelerated itsstrategy …

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Payrailz delivers smarter, faster payments through Alkami’s digital banking platform

GLASTONBURY, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Payrailz®, a digital payments company delivering smarter, more engaging payment experiences to banks and credit unions across the United States, announced that its payment services will be now available via the Alkami platform. Through this partnership, financial institutions on the Alkami platform will now be able to deliver …

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How to compare and apply for a personal loan online – Forbes Advisor INDIA

Nowadays, people are increasingly meeting their short term monetary needs by using low cost credit facilities, mainly personal loans. The transformational change in the banking and lending systems has greatly benefited consumers as well as financial institutions. Consumers have won because it allows them to borrow money easily and quickly; …

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Digital Payments Technology Serving Next Generation Consumers Worldwide

Today’s fintech and digital payment solutions are at the forefront of consumer empowerment. Gone are the days of having to stand in line to wait for a bank teller. With the growth of fintech and digital payment platforms, consumers have a wide range of financial services at their fingertips, anytime …

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Ziina P2P Cash app makes it easy to send and receive payments in UAE

Cashless payments are on the rise and Dubai-based fintech startup Ziina is on a mission to bring money online and simplify payments for consumers in the Middle East. Ziina’s recently launched digital wallet app enables instant money transfers for users in the UAE. You’ll be able to pay friends back …

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Improving the financial health of those who need it most

Over the past decade, the stock market has climbed higher and higher, breaking records and fattening the investment accounts of many Americans. But stunning annual returns don’t necessarily translate to financial stability. In fact, more than half of Americans are on the brink of financial abyss: 56% say they don’t …

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The impact of the metaverse on financial services

Through Matthew Williamson, Vice President of Global Financial Services, Mobiquity Define the metaverse Before discussing the potential of the metaverse to permeate traditional industries, including finance, one must first establish a basic understanding of what the metaverse is. The metaverse can be understood as an innovative way for people to …

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What Gen Z wants from fintech

Generation Z does not know a world without mobile banking. And that presents opportunities — and challenges — for fintech companies. Millennials ushered in the era of fintech as we know it by embracing payment apps like Venmo and investment platforms like Robinhood and Acorns. But Gen Z has grown …

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Guaranteed Rate Announces Partnership with Richard Childress Racing and NASCAR Driver Tyler Reddick

Fans can watch the unveiling of the new #8 Chevrolet Rate Guarantee on social media as it hits the track for the first time on Tuesday, January 25 with Reddick behind the wheel in the final Next Gen test of the offseason at Phoenix Raceway. Guaranteed Rate’s first race as …

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Thai banks use digitalization to evolve into various value-oriented organizations – OpenGov Asia

The Thai government is seizing the opportunities offered by digital technology to improve the lives of citizens and increase the country’s economic competitiveness regionally and globally. Through the national “Thailand 4.0” strategy which includes major investments in digital infrastructure, big data platform and analytics for education, health and agriculture, as …

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Losses due to illegal schemes, loans reach US$8.2 billion in 2011–2021

Palu, C Sulawesi (ANTARA) – Losses from illegal investment schemes and loans involving millions of victims reached 117.4 trillion rupees or around 8.2 billion US dollars in the decade of 2011 -2021, said the Financial Services Authority (OJK). According to Wiwit Puspasari, Deputy Head of OJK’s Investment Warning Task Force, …

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How Credit Cards Work

D Depending on who you listen to, credit cards are either a savvy buyer’s best friend, or they’re crazy, bad, and dangerous to use. If you’ve never had one, credit card terminology can certainly seem a little inscrutable. Flashing the plastic involves jargon all its own, including “credit limits,” “APRs,” …

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Cryptocurrency enthusiasts meet their match: Angry Gamers

So far, 10,000 digital wallets — tools that allow people to store their crypto assets — have been connected to the Quartz platform, even though Ubisoft only issued 3,000 NFTs in its first batch, said Mr Pouard. This suggests an appetite for more NFTs in the future, he said. A …

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Parallex Bank Limited promises unlimited possibilities

As part of efforts to embrace digital banking, Standard Chartered Plc is closing about half of its Nigerian branches. A Bloomberg report reveals that the London-listed lender’s local unit already began closing some offices in December and will eventually operate just 13 branches in the West African country. Sources close …

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Standard Chartered to close 50% of its Nigerian branches

• The bank focuses on the digital space Emmanuel Addeh in Abuja with agency report Standard Chartered is closing about half of its Nigerian branches as part of its digital banking expansion. People familiar with the matter said the international bank made the move as the financial sector comes under …

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Stock markets and Omicron: why investors don’t need to panic yet

At a time when the third wave of Covid-19 has spread rapidly and several states have restrictions imposed, the stock markets remained largely unaffected. As the number of active Covid cases fell from less than 10,000 on December 28 to around 90,000 on Wednesday, the benchmark Sensex jumped more than …

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Dealing with ethical challenges remains key to advancing facial recognition technology

[ad_1] Through Cary Springfield, International Banker This article originally appeared in the Fall / November 2021 edition of International Banker In June, European privacy supervisors, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) and the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), joined forces to call for a ban on use of facial recognition …

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5 digital services that have changed the face of banking

[ad_1] Banks have always been at the forefront of the digital revolution. Internet banking services became a reality as early as the 1990s. Mobile banking was possible in the early 2000s. The past two decades have seen several digital innovations that have made banking services more accessible to customers. Fintech …

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CURO completes the acquisition of Heights Finance

[ad_1] WICHITA, Kansas, December 28, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – CURO Group Holdings Corp. (NYSE: CURO) (“CURO”), a technology-based omnichannel consumer finance company serving unprivileged and privileged consumers in the United States and Canada, today announced that it has completed its previously announced the acquisition of Heights Finance, a consumer finance …

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OJK urges people to report illegal online lenders to police

[ad_1] For those who have borrowed from illegal online lenders and have been charged, please report them to the police Solo, Central Java (ANTARA) – The Financial Services Authority (OJK) urged those caught in the clutches of illegal online lenders to come forward and report them to the police so …

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Multitude SE: Multitude SE: Multitude Group’s financial calendar for 2022

[ad_1] DGAP-News: Multitude SE / Keyword (s): Miscellaneous Multitude SE: Multitude SE: Multitude Group’s financial calendar for 2022 27.12.2021 / 12:00 The sender is solely responsible for the content of this advertisement. Multitude Group’s financial calendar for 2022 Helsinki, December 27, 2021 – Multitude SE (ISIN: FI4000106299, WKN: A1W9NS) (“Multitude” …

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Sbi, Kotak Bank, Bharti Airtel, Allcargo Logistics, Power Grid, Tejas Networks, etc.

The fast-spreading Omicron has raised concerns about the struggling economic recovery. In addition, several Indian states have imposed nighttime curfews and restrictions in an attempt to contain the spread of the new variant of the coronavirus, fueling investor concerns. This has increased the nervousness and volatility of the stock markets …

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Hong Leong Bank awards ‘Best SME Bank in Malaysia’ for third year in a row to customer trust

[ad_1] Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 17, 2021 / PRNewswire / – For the third year in a row, Hong Leong Bank (“HLB” or the “Bank”) moved back “Best SME bank” in Malaysia Awards 2021 by The Asian Banker, one of the most prestigious international awards in the financial services industry. …

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Chase’s 2021 Digital Banking Attitudes Study Finds Consumers Continuing to Adopt Digital Banking Tools to Manage Their Finances

[ad_1] NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – One year after his first study on attitudes towards digital banking, Hunt1 today released the results of its second study, which further explores consumer attitudes towards the use of banking websites and apps. “This year, digital banking has played an even bigger role in how …

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From the open bank to open everything

[ad_1] Most people know where Open Banking started, but the most intriguing question is where is it going? Marie walker from open future world has the answer to that Trying to establish where and when Open Banking started can cause an argument, especially if the conversation involves people from more …

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Sensex above 57K, Nifty regains 17,100; banks, influx of metals

[ad_1] So far today, the Sensex has hit a high of 57,438.73 and a low of 56,992.27, while the Nifty has traded between 16,987.75 and 17,108.50. All other sector indices were higher, with metals, banks and autos up 1-2%. 07 Dec 2021, 10:42:38 AM IST Bank rally, Nifty Bank jumps …

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Anyone who has wanted to monitor salary progress or unstable credit records recognizes

[ad_1] Anyone who has wanted to monitor salary progress or unstable credit records recognizes Our personal finance items are perfect for those who find themselves stuck with unexpected bills, starting a small business, or just need a quick use of a little extra cash. At supply for All, we understand …

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Days After Its IPO, Investors Still Questioning Paytm’s Valuations | Business and Economy News

Over the weekend, Paytm’s parent company reported its first financial results as a state-owned company and saw its losses increase. Senior executives at Paytm in India spent 90 minutes on a call with investors and analysts on Saturday trying to persuade them of the promise of the digital payments giant’s …

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Kevin Greenard: Investing Yourself – 10 Common Mistakes

Although trading platforms have gotten easier and news has multiplied, money management has never been so difficult. The advantage of self-investing is that you reduce transaction costs for executing trades to a minimum. There is a lot of free financial advice on the web that can help you make decisions …

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Kina Bank launches its website | Buckle PNG

[ad_1] Kina Bank CEO Greg Pawson at the launch of the website, calling it “world class,” said it complements a number of digital products and services already on the market. He said: “Digital banking is growing in the country because of its convenience and speed of access, and people need …

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M-KOPA on the PAYG Asset Funding Model

[ad_1] It might be hard to imagine living on less than $ 6 a day, but that is the reality of 85% of the population in Saharan Africa. In addition to the economic hardship this creates, people in this category are extremely underserved by financial services, as their low income …

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Shant Banosian of the guaranteed rate crosses the threshold of $ 2 billion in total loan volume | Illinois

[ad_1] CHICAGO, Nov. 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Guaranteed rate, a leader in retail mortgage lending and digital financial services, is proud to announce that Shant Banosian financed a total loan volume of $ 2 billion in a record year. In doing so, he becomes the first loan originator …

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Guaranteed Rate Rises Over $ 5 Million In 5 Days To Support Mental Health Illinois

[ad_1] CHICAGO, Nov. 23, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Guaranteed rate, a leader in retail mortgages and digital financial services, has raised more than $ 5 million in just 5 days to have a direct impact on mental health in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Project Healthy …

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CURO will participate in the next investor conferences | New

[ad_1] WICHITA, Kansas – (BUSINESS WIRE) – November 22, 2021– CURO Group Holdings Corp. (NYSE: CURO) (“CURO”), a technology-driven, omnichannel consumer finance company serving unprivileged and privileged consumers in the United States and Canada, today announced that members of its management team will participate in the following investor conferences: Stephens …

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Guaranteed Rate Boosts Digital Efforts with New Chief Product & Technology Officer

[ad_1] “Ramesh’s decades of experience growing and innovating in some of the greatest digital powerhouses make him the perfect choice to lead Guaranteed Rate’s technology efforts,” said Victor Ciardelli, CEO of Guaranteed Rate. “I have every confidence that it will add incredible value to our mortgage business and help us …

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Bringing Fast and Affordable Internet to Africa

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically increased people’s dependence on the internet. In one part of the world, school and doctor visits have moved online, businesses have moved to telecommuting, and friends and family have met virtually. Yet in Africa, only a fifth of the population, or 22%, has access to …

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Moven Partners with Oz Nixil ICT Integration Provider

[ad_1] Moven is pleased to announce that it has recently partnered with Australia-based leading banking information and communications technology (ICT) integration provider, Nixil Pty Ltd, with the goal of establishing a footprint. in the dynamic digital banking space that is opening up in the region. . By partnering with Nixil, …

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EXPLAINER: 25% rural presence, cannot grant loans … what you need to know about payment service banks

[ad_1] Last week, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) granted approval in principle (AIP) to MTN Nigeria and Airtel Africa for the Payment Service Banks (PSB) launch process. This move is expected to close the unbanked population gap and help the country reach the National financial inclusion strategy (NFIS) – …

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Receive message (text)? | ABA bank journal

[ad_1] By Karen Epper Hoffman MBomb phones have been a lifeline for many of us during the pandemic. So it’s perhaps not surprising that, like many other financial institutions, FirstBank of Colorado, the country’s third-largest private bank, uses mobile messaging to develop and evolve deeper “virtual relationships” with its customers. …

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Validea Martin Zweig Strategy Daily Update Report – 10/30/2021

[ad_1] TToday’s updates for Validea’s growth investor model are based on Martin Zweig’s published strategy. This strategy seeks growth stocks with a persistent acceleration in earnings and sales growth, reasonable valuations and low leverage. TOWNEBANK (TOWN) is a mid-cap value in the Regional Banks sector. The rating according to our …

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BancorpSouth Bank and Cadence Bancorporation complete their merger

[ad_1] TUPELO, Miss. and HOUSTON, October 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Cadence Bank (NYSE: CADE) today announced the successful completion of its previously announced merger in which the former Cadence Bancorporation has merged with BancorpSouth Bank, with BancorpSouth as the surviving company. Upon completion of the merger, BancorpSouth was …

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The trap story of an illegal loan service

[ad_1] The public should consider the legal and logical aspects to avoid illegal loan service Si, 49, was disappointed, angry and annoyed to learn that his nephew had received a threatening message mentioning his uncle’s name. What started as a small loan of money taken out from a financial technology …

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Mobile banking startup wins key victory in eastern West Bank lawsuit

[ad_1] A former East West Bank executive won a key battle in a legal battle with the Pasadena, Calif. Company which alleged he used his trade secrets to create a digital banking product for a startup it he had founded. Last week, a federal judge dissolved a preliminary injunction East …

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Australia buys telecoms to keep China out of the Pacific

[ad_1] A man uses a mobile device as he sits near a Telstra pay phone in Sydney on October 25, 2021.Photo: Rick rycroft (PA) Australian government is helping Australian telecommunications company Telstra acquire Digicel Pacific, the Pacific’s largest telecommunications company, in $ 2.1 billion (US $ 1.6 billion) deal released …

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Here’s why I just bought more Zoom shares

[ad_1] Focus on video communications (NASDAQ: ZM) has been one of the main beneficiaries of the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of positive impact on its business. And although the world is starting to get back to normal, one of our Fool.com contributors decided to add to their position. In this …

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Advice for citizens: People who spend thousands of dollars on green technology for the home have less consumer protection than those who buy a cell phone

[ad_1] London, England, 23 october (TNSRep) – Citizens Advice issued the following press release: People who buy a cell phone contract, get car insurance, or get a loan have much better consumer protection than those who spend thousands of dollars to install green technology in their homes. That’s according to …

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CURO to announce third quarter 2021 financial results on Monday, November 1, 2021

[ad_1] WICHITA, Kan., October 20, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – CURO Group Holdings Corp. (NYSE: CURO) (“CURO”), a technology-based omnichannel consumer finance company serving a full spectrum of unprivileged and privileged consumers in the United States and Canada, today announced that its financial results for the third quarter of 2021 will …

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Account opening at the speed of expectations

[ad_1] What will payments look like in 2022 and beyond? In “The way payments are now made, ”Jess Turner, Executive Vice President, New Digital Infrastructure and Fintech, Mastercard, joins 32 other payments managers to discuss what the ‘new normal’ in payments looks like. Turner explores how the pandemic made mobile …

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House Speaker backs police crackdown on illegal online lenders

[ad_1] TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – President of the House of Representatives (DPR RI) Puan Maharani expressed support for the National Police’s strong crackdown on illegal online lending practices, saying the practices harm the community. “Actions should not stop at operators or workers, but should also reach the boss or the owner. …

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FinCell officially launches on the European market

[ad_1] To share Tweeter To share To share E-mail FinCell, the white label mobile banking app based on PSD2, announces its official launch in Europe to help more and more financial institutions are expanding their mobile banking effortlessly. The FinCell team reiterated its commitment to help financial institutions such as …

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Police step up crackdown on illegal online loan companies

[ad_1] Jakarta. Jakarta Police have carried out one of their biggest raids on illegal online lending operations this year, following President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s directives to curb predatory lending practices, which are undermining the industry. legitimate and growing fintech loans of $ 18.4 billion. Comr. Hengki Haryadi, the police chief …

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Guaranteed Rate Hires Arlyn J. Kalinski to Lead Revolutionary Language Access Program

[ad_1] Leading retail mortgage lender unveils new bilingual diversity team to connect and empower more Spanish-speaking clients Posted: October 12, 2021 at 11:19 a.m. CDT|Update: 1 hour ago CHICAGO, 12 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – Guaranteed rate, one of the top 5 retail mortgage lenders in United States, is …

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As money disappears, banks face increased competition from tech giants

[ad_1] Banks face a race to catch up with big tech, in what is expected to be a highly digitized post-Covid-19 world. Banking apps face growing challenges from big tech companies like Apple and Google, according to Accenture. Photo: 123RF The New Zealand arm of global business consultancy Accenture has …

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Cybercriminals steal Sh106m from sacsco

[ad_1] Companies Cybercriminals steal Sh106m from sacsco Tuesday, October 12, 2021 By PATRICK ALUSHULAMore from this author Summary Saccos lost 106 million shillings in the 17 months leading up to March due to cyber theft as part of the increase in mobile banking, indicating an increased need for stronger insurance …

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Reviews | Pandora documents expose Britain’s role in money laundering

In the 1970s, this rapidly growing market began to merge with UK and other tax havens into a seamless global network. British havens have since served as collection vessels for various financial activities around the world, legal or not, often handing over accounting, banking and law to the City’s businesses. …

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What to expect from UAE banks’ third quarter financial results

[ad_1] A futuristic branch of Emirates NBD in Dubai. UAE banks will release their third quarter results starting next week, largely reflecting improving economic conditions in their key metrics such as loan growth, costs, profitability and asset quality. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives Dubai: UAE banks to release third quarter …

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CURO (CURO) gains 1.26% on moderate volume on October 8

[ad_1] Last prize $ Last trade Switch $ Percentage of change % Open $ Previous Close $ High $ moo $ 52 weeks high $ 52 weeks low $ Market capitalization P / E ratio Volume To exchange CURO – Market data and news To exchange Shares of CURO Group …

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PMC Bank at advanced stage of resolution, says RBI vice governor

[ad_1] MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is considering an application by Centrum Financial Services and fintech start-up BharatPe for a license to set up a small financial bank and take over the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank, said a senior RBI official. Friday. “I believe Centrum and …

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The 15 Fastest Growing Banking and Financial Apps Last Week

[ad_1] APPLICATION PERCENTAGE INCREASE SoFi Invest SoFi’s mobile application for investing and trading in stocks and cryptocurrencies. 958.67% myStudentAid Federal Student Aid’s official app for students and families to apply for and manage financial aid. 745.25% PNC mobile banking services PNC’s mobile banking application. 141.56% Running The financial services company’s …

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OTO Capital Launches Two-Wheeler Finance Services in Delhi, Auto News, ET Auto

[ad_1] The Delhi launch expands the geographic areas in which OTO currently operates and allows for a smoother and more efficient model for two-wheeler ownership, he said. Auto finance company OTO Capital said on Wednesday it had started services in the nation’s capital. OTO offers financing options for all major …

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Honey integrates cash back rewards with PayPal

[ad_1] The news: The Property of PayPal The digital promotions platform introduced cash back through PayPal, a new way for US users to redeem reward points, according to a press release. How it works: Users can link their Darling and PayPal accounts to redeem Honey Gold reward points for cash …

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Unveiling the Benefits, Challenges and Prospects of Open Banking – Blueprint Newspapers Limited

[ad_1] Dr Adesola Kazeem Adeduntan, Managing Director and CEO of First Bank Ahead of the first Bank Fintech Summit 5.0 coming Thursday and on the theme “Open banking and its derivative opportunities for the financial ecosystem”, AMAKA IFEAKANDU examines some of the advantages, challenges and prospects of open banking in …

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Google returns to the mobile banking app plan

[ad_1] Google has put the brakes on a plan to add mobile banking to its Pay app, even as the market for online financial services for everyday investors heats up. The company has completed work on its Plex project, but continues to research ways to integrate financial services, a spokesperson …

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Google ends plan for mobile banking in Pay app

[ad_1] Published on: 10/01/2021 – 23:32Amended: 01/10/2021 – 23:30 San Francisco (AFP) Google has put the brakes on a plan to add mobile banking to its Pay app, even as the market for online financial services for everyday investors heats up. The company has completed work on its Plex project, …

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How Fintechs Tackle Social Issues to Reach Unbanked Communities

[ad_1] As today’s world is increasingly cashless, it’s hard to imagine living without a bank account. Banking is seen as a safe and stable way to manage your finances. Alternative financial services are interpreted as abusive and risky. As policymakers continue to stress the role of financial institutions in reducing …

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FinTech targets SMEs in need of cash advances

[ad_1] A trio of former Robinhood employees have founded a new FinTech aimed at small businesses, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday (September 29). The new San Francisco-based company, Paraffin, will offer online cash advances, which can be reimbursed as a percentage of a company’s daily sales, according to …

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How mobile banking brought revolutionary change to banking industries

[ad_1] It is obvious that mobile banking is the use of smartphones to access online banking services. According to a report, the number of users who use mobile banking services is around 57 million. While the penetration of mobile banking for payment for services using the mobile application accounts for …

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Venmo offers university students the possibility of obtaining financial support with the #VenmoU Cash Drop

[ad_1] With the cost of going to college in United States Continuing to increase, students and families increasingly rely on student loans to cover tuition, room and board, and other school-related expenses. In 2020, 64% of college graduate students took out loans totaling $ 29,927 on average, a 20% increase …

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How digital money can increase gross national happiness in Bhutan

[ad_1] The small Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, landlocked between China and India, rose to world fame in the 1970s with “gross national happiness”: a broad measure of overall well-being that it prefers to the more traditional metric of gross domestic product, which only includes the production of goods and services, …

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Newsweek Selects ChoiceOne Bank Again as Michigan’s Best Small Bank

[ad_1] SPARTA, Mich., September 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – ChoiceOne Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: COFS), the parent company of ChoiceOne Bank, is pleased to announce that ChoiceOne Bank has once again been classified as that of Michigan Best Small Bank by Newsweek. ChoiceOne was recognized in Newsweek’s first-ever 2020 …

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CURO (CURO) gains 1.54% for September 24

[ad_1] Last prize $ Last trade Switch $ Percentage of change % Open $ Previous Close $ High $ moo $ 52 weeks high $ 52 weeks low $ Market capitalization P / E ratio Volume To exchange CURO – Market data and news To exchange Shares of CURO Group …

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BitMinutes CEO Tom Meredith to be guest speaker at Driving the Crypto & Blockchain Revolution conference

[ad_1] Tom meredith Meredith will speak in the morning on “Crypto in Gaming” and follow in the afternoon with a talk on “Bitcoin v. Fiat”. These are incredible times in our industry. These companies that remain standing are of great value and will pave the way for a great future. …

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Biometrics for banking financial services Spending by market giants will explode

[ad_1] Global Biometrics for Banking Financial Services Market Research Report 2021 is the latest study published by AMA to assess the market, highlight opportunities, analyze risks and operate with strategic and tactical decision support. The study provides information on market trends and development, drivers, capabilities, technologies, and the changing investment …

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BFSI East Africa Summit 2021: Digital Transformation Accelerates Open Banking Ecosystem

[ad_1] Business leaders and TIC experts from East Africa and the world will meet on September 23 for East Africa BFSI Summit 2021, an offline event to discover the opportunities of digital transformation for the African financial industry. The event will highlight the changes, challenges and opportunities in the post-epidemic …

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Logiq Partners with Novaji Introserve to Bring Home Delivery and Mobile Fintech Services to Millions of Underserved and Unbanked People in Nigeria

[ad_1] NEW YORK, September 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Logiq, Inc. (NEO: LGIQ) (OTCQX: LGIQ), a global provider of award-winning e-commerce and financial technology solutions, has entered into a preliminary agreement with Introserve Novaji, a value-added IT and financial services company based in Lagos, to provide home delivery and mobile …

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5 documents to prove your income, even if you are self-employed or self-employed

[ad_1] This article was translated from our Spanish edition. Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. This article was updated on September 19, 2021 Proof of income is a document that confirms the salary or income received by an employee or a service provider, whether it is a company …

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5 documents to prove your income, even if you are self-employed or work alone

[ad_1] You are reading Entrepreneur United States, an international Entrepreneur Media franchise. Proof of income is a document that confirms the salary or income received by an employee or a service provider, whether it is a company or a public body. In Mexico, people normally employed or not, need one …

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Kaya 2.0 offers an enhanced digital banking experience for co-ops

[ad_1] The Kaya 2.0 payment platform is a vector of financial inclusion for members, especially in rural areas. The National Confederation of Cooperatives (Natcco) and the Philippine Federation of Credit Unions (PFCCO) have launched Kaya 2.0, an enhanced version of the Kaya payment platform. Kaya is a cooperative-owned, cooperative-led and …

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Eight emerging technologies shaping the FinTech industry in 2021

[ad_1] by Analytics Insight September 18, 2021 In a decade, FinTech organizations have used innovation, inventive cultures, excess data and advanced analytics to change the financial ecosystem. From payments, infrastructure and access to financial services to distribution and sustainability components, FinTech companies’ solutions have impacted the entire banking industry. At …

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CURO (CURO) drops 0.29% in active trading on September 17th

[ad_1] Last prize $ Last trade Switch $ Percentage of change % Open $ Previous Close $ High $ moo $ 52 weeks high $ 52 weeks low $ Market capitalization P / E ratio Volume To exchange CURO – Market data and news To exchange CURO Group Holdings Corp …

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EU urged to act on “continuing rights violations” by Pakistan

[ad_1] The silver lining that came with the coronavirus pandemic has been the rapid move towards digitalization in different sectors of the economy that previously moved at a turtle pace. Financial inclusion of rural areas is, in particular, crucial to accelerate the pace of economic growth the country needs to …

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Race to digital banking keeps all CEOs from sleeping – PwC

[ad_1] PwC says banks rely on their digital game to stay relevant to customers. PwC says the biggest spending by banks currently appears to be on technology and digitization. He says the Big Four banks are all investing billions of rand in it from different angles. PwC says banks rely …

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The future of money and financial services

[ad_1] The alert I just heard turned out to be from Finn, my personal financial AI robot in the cloud. I realized he knows where I am via the mobile network. He also knows I’m about to take a break here at Ericsson and takes this opportunity to get my …

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Fintech in Thailand: X Leading Startups and Applications

[ad_1] Fintech in Thailand is already disrupting the conventional responsibilities assumed by banks and financial services companies for hundreds of years. These traditional financial institutions have been caught off guard and are now trying to build their own apps to catch up with market leaders. Fintech is quickly becoming a …

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Buy Now Pay Later Platforms are everywhere; PayPal may offer stock trading

[ad_1] Claim Stock Skyrocket 40% on News Amazon Partners with Buy Now, Pay Later Fintech Company Affirm shares jumped 40% in the after-hours session on Friday after the financial technology company said it had partnered with Amazon to allow an after-hours payment option at checkout from Amazon. Some Amazon customers …

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New study: SMEs should use banking as a service

[ad_1] Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that partner with a financial institution (FI) to provide banking services can tap into two fast-growing sectors. The first is Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS), which is expected to grow into a $ 3.6 trillion industry by 2030. Eighty-one percent of FIs in a survey saw BaaS …

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Minister of Finance unveils 4th edition of public sector banking reform program – EASE 4.0 in Mumbai

[ad_1] The Minister of Finance and Union Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman, today unveiled the fourth edition of the Public Sector Bank (PSB) reform program “EASE 4.0” for 2021-2022 – a technology bank, simplified and collaborative. She unveiled the annual report of the PSB EASE 3.0 reform program for 2020-2021 and participated …

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Digital discrimination against women in India is real. Here is how it can be fixed

[ad_1] As Covid-19 roamed countries, governments responded with blockages that have led people to digital markets. Globally, digital adoption increased by five years in just two months in 2020. India has set itself the goal of achieving a digital economy of US $ 1 trillion by 2025, a five-fold increase …

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PayMaya offers free withdrawals at more than 55,000 contact points

[ad_1] Collection fees waived by PayMaya to its online users. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO DIGITAL financial services leader PayMaya has waived cash charges at more than 55,000 online and physical contact points nationwide. Thus, PayMaya users can now cash for free via BPI online, Ministop and the arm of PayMaya’s agent network, …

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How the pandemic changed the banking industry: businesses to watch

[ad_1] OOne of the sectors most affected by the pandemic has been financial services, and in particular banking. We have seen countless branches around the world, from India to Ireland to Italy, permanently closed, with basic in-person services, out of necessity, moved to fintech solutions. Banks around the world are …

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Xiaomi doubles its financial services business; says need regulatory clarity on crypto, Telecom News, ET Telecom

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Handset maker Xiaomi is doubling down on its financial services business by diversifying into a full spectrum lending platform with a clear focus on the payments, lending and insurance verticals. The company, which started as part of its internet service business, now operates as an independent business …

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The agent bank makes the rural economy dynamic

[ad_1] Md. Shahnawaz, who lives in the remote village of Motiganj under the Sonagazi Upazila of Feni district, got into trouble when his expatriate friend from Oman asked him to send Taka 1,15,000 at the earliest. However, he was able to send the money on short notice and at low …

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Global Cybersecurity Market Analysis and Trajectory Report 2021: Market To Reach $ 296.5 Billion By 2027 – Endpoint Security Expected To Be $ 100.2 Billion – ResearchAndMarkets.com

[ad_1] DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The report “Cyber ​​Security – Global Market Trajectory & Analytics” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Global cybersecurity market to reach $ 296.5 billion by 2027 Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global cybersecurity market estimated at US $ 162.9 billion in 2020, is expected …

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Whole Foods, Broadway, Chelsea go contactless

[ad_1] In this week’s news, we saw Chinese cryptocurrency tied to $ 2 billion in scams, and two-thirds of digital shoppers feel safe online. The Weekender is here to catch up with you. New Amazon Adds Shipping Fee for Preferred Customers Ordering from Whole Foods Amazon will add a delivery …

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Vietnam becomes Southeast Asia’s next fintech battleground

[ad_1] For Vietnamese fintech startup MoMo, the key to winning the battle against Grab, Sea and other rivals for the country’s 100 million consumers may be a simple cup of coffee. Ahead of Vietnam’s latest COVID lockdown, the Ho Chi Minh City-based company ran promotions with some of the country’s …

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Mobile money has enormous potential to change the lives of South Africans

[ad_1] By Jaco Saunders Mobile money has seen massive adoption in Africa over the past decade, but South Africa has fallen behind due to the country’s strict banking laws, which have been a significant barrier to entry. However, the potential of mobile money solutions cannot be ignored and financial institutions …

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Downside risk to mobile banking growth cited by Fitch

[ad_1] INTERNATIONAL think tank Fitch Solutions Inc. said mobile banking in the Philippines has recently gained momentum and is expected to benefit the country, but underdeveloped digital infrastructure is putting its growth at risk. In an analysis released Thursday, the research arm of Fitch Group said the regulatory and demographic …

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Moven Partners with UAE-Based FinTech Solutions Consulting Firm

[ad_1] We welcome this opportunity to collaborate with Moven to transform and revolutionize the digital banking industry. Mohammed Muzammil Riyaz, Senior Vice President CSG NEW YORK (PRWEB) April 26, 2021 Moven, the only fintech solution that holds a U.S. patent for financial well-being, announced its partnership with Center Systems Group …

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How technology can help lift small farmers out of poverty

[ad_1] The world produces enough food to feed every individual, but nearly 690 million people continue to be hungry. The irony is that many of those who are undernourished spend their days growing food for others. Small farmers, who cultivate less than 5 acres of land, constitute a large part …

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Buguroo becomes Revelock, launches behavioral biometrics platform and advisory board

[ad_1] Buguroo is now known as Revelock, as part of a rebranding by the company announced with a new advisory board and a new platform for fraud detection and response, using its behavioral biometrics and AI hybrid for continuous knowledge of your user, or ‘KYU“verification. The new Revelock Fraud Detection …

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UNICOM® Systems, Inc. Launches UNICOM Digital Transformation Toolkit (UDTT ™) 10.2

[ad_1] MISSION HILLS, CA – April 21, 2021 – UNICOM Systems, Inc. announced the release of UNICOM Digital Transformation Toolkit (UDTT) 10.2. UNICOM Digital Transformation Toolkit supports the development of faster multi-channel applications, especially for the banking industry. It provides a runtime infrastructure based on IBM WebSphere Application Server to …

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Postal banking would help underserved communities and shore up struggling USPS, lawmakers say – The Legislative Gazette

[ad_1] Photo provided by the office of Senator Gillibrand US Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), on the podium, and Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and US Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) and Marcy Kaptur (D- OH)) called on Congress to implement pilot postal banking programs in rural and urban communities across …

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Digital money lending apps pushing young people into depression – Kenya News Agency

[ad_1] Lending digital money via mobile phones is a time bomb that is plunging many young people across the country into depression. So easily accessible and addicting, just last year, sources said Kenyans borrowed nearly 1.2 billion shillings per day in mobile loans, signaling a growing reliance on debt that …

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Mobile service is the key to GSB’s social objectives

[ad_1] GSB authorizes loans through mobile banking during the pandemic. (Photo by Somchai Poomlard) The Public Savings Bank (GSB) is poised to step up its full-fledged mobile banking development plans to reflect its ambitious role as a provider of social banking services. President and CEO Vitai Ratanakorn said the ultimate …

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