WorldRemit Wishing All Those Celebrating a Blessed Eid al Adha

WorldRemit’s connections to Easypaisa and JazzCash mobile wallet providers ensure money is received in real time, helping loved ones with their Eid preparations ISLAMABAD–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul. 30, 2020 Leading international money transfer company WorldRemit wishes all those celebrating, a blessed Eid al Adha! For many, preparing for a holiday like Eid al Adha can be fulfilling […]

OpenGate Capital Welcomes New Advisory Board Members

Three Tenured Industry Professionals Join to Advise on the Firm’s Global Investment and Operations Strategies LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul. 21, 2020 OpenGate Capital, a global private equity firm, announced today that it welcomed three new members to its Advisory Board including Mr. Randall Aardema, Mr. Matthew Pearlson, and Mr. Randy Teo. OpenGate’s Advisory Board provides guidance […]

Global X ETFs Thematic Investing: Emerging Opportunities for Alpha-Seeking Investors Amid Stay at Home Economy

The US market has benefitted from substantial monetary and fiscal policy in the COVID-Era Long-term growth opportunities are increasingly necessary against the structural shifts triggered by COVID-19 Thematic investing is a long-term strategy to add resilience to the portfolio and capture pre-existing trends that are being accelerated by the pandemic Certain themes including video games and esports, robotics and […]

CoinFLEX Launches Centrally Cleared and Traded Repo Market

Bridges the Gap Between Directional Perpetual Traders, Spot Traders, Borrowers and Lenders Gives Crypto Investors Trading Flexibility on the First Physically Delivered Futures Exchange HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 29, 2020 CoinFLEX, the world’s first physically delivered cryptocurrency futures exchange, today announced the launch of the industry’s first centrally traded repo market powered by deliverable perpetual futures. […]

New Western Union research provides insight into the future of international education

Future international students’ demands, attitudes and behavior will transform the way universities educate, enrich and host their populations DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 01, 2020 The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today shares a new report on “The Future of International Education,” in partnership with The Future Laboratory. The […]

KBank expands to 12 currencies for outward funds transfer via K PLUS to 30 countries, aims to go global by the end of this year

BANGKOK–(THAI BUSINESS NEWS)–May 20, 2020 KASIKORNBANK (KBank) has partnered with NIUM, a Singapore-based digital cross-border money transfer platform, in developing an application programming interface (API) for international funds transfer via K PLUS, with 12 currencies available – increasing from six previously – covering 30 countries worldwide. Customers can make outward funds transfer via K PLUS with no documentation […]

EIG Raises $1.1 Billion for Global Project Fund V

Part of $2.6 Billion Total Capital Raise for Specialized Direct Lending Strategy Market-Leading Platform Focused on Senior Loans WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May. 18, 2020 EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG) announced today the successful final close of EIG Global Project Fund V (GPF V or the Fund) with total commitments of $1.1 billion, nearly 50% higher than the […]

Viet Nam Global Value Chains: Creating More Value Added to Local Economy From Rising Exports Is a Remaining Question to Tackle by the Government Says ASEAN-Japan Centre

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May. 14, 2020 While Viet Nam —­ one of the poorest nations in the world in the 1980s — has become today a market-based and remarkable growth economy, the fact that the country creates little value added from exports (US$69 billion in 2019) that is equivalent to only one quarter of nominal value of […]

Western Union Pays Tribute to First Responders & Essential Workers Globally

Western Union provides fee reduction for frontline and essential workers as a part of company’s ongoing efforts to provide essential money transfers and payments services amid the COVID-19 pandemic DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May. 10, 2020 Western Union (NYSE: WU), a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today announced a 50 percent fee reduction1 for front-line […]