Tag Archives: remittances

17Apr/19

Central Bank Digital Currencies Take Center Stage at IMF Spring Meetings

Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) featured prominently when global financial leaders met for this year’s World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) joint Spring Meetings in the United States. Faced withRead More…

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12Apr/19

Japanese Bank Abandons Work With SBI Ripple’s ‘Money Tap’ App

Resona, one of the three Japanese banks working with SBI Holdings and Ripple on their cash transfer app Money Tap, is pulling out of the project. The bank – Japan’s fifth largestRead More…

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08Apr/19

Western Union Integrates With Crypto Wallet to Expand Philippines Remittances

Money transfer giant Western Union has teamed up with blockchain startup Coins.ph to enable residents of the Philippines to more easily receive cash remittances. The newly inked deal will see both international andRead More…

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05Apr/19

Thai, Myanmar Central Bank Governors Endorse Blockchain Remittance Service

The governors of two central banks endorsed the Ethereum (ETH)-based remittance system developed by blockchain company Everex, the firm reported in a press release shared with Cointelegraph today, April 5. The serviceRead More…

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29Mar/19

Major Private Indian Bank Partners With Ripple for Cross-Border Remittances

India’s Federal Bank, a commercial private bank, has partnered with Ripple to use its network for cross-border remittances. The bank announced the development in a letter on March 28. The partnership withRead More…

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03Mar/19

Payglobal Provides Cryptocurrency to Fiat Transfers With Existing Bank Cards

While there’s been a lot of news of cryptocurrency debit cards closing shop over the last two years, a company called Payglobal offers cryptocurrency to fiat transfers onto a user’s existing bankRead More…

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