Cross border remittances has long been a lure for Fintech entrepreneurs. It is also a big enough market to attract the tech giants such as Google and Facebook as well as being a subject that drives conversations among bankers, government policy makers and regulators. 2,476 more words
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My #Remainer’s Diary Day 407: not a day of fresh news on the Brexit saga, but snippets on the effects.
The Labour MP for Huddersfield, Barry Sheerman, said better-educated people voted Remain and you could see the pattern, as nearly all the university towns voted Remain. 207 more words
International remittances continues to be one of the biggest financial services in developing countries, with $450 billion getting sent from countries like the U.S. to emerging markets in 2017 alone, according to the… 1,240 more words
6.9%. That’s how much private consumer spending increased in the Philippines in 2016. Whether compared to neighbours Indonesia and Thailand at 4.8% and 2.1% respectively… 1,253 more words
Global alliance of overseas Filipinos Migrante International objects to the creation of an “overseas Filipino worker bank” (OFB), saying that it is geared towards “managing OFW remittances for the perpetuation of a long-bankrupt labor export program”. 497 more words
Predictors of a household having a member abroad, determinants of the remittance receipt status of a household, factors associated with use of remittances for development by remittance receiving households and determinants of non-consumption expenditure of remittances by remittance receiving households are investigated using the Uganda Remittances survey. 124 more words