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T-Mobile makes fresh financial services play

T-Mobile US revived its mobile banking ambitions with the formal launch of T-Mobile Money, a …

KT bid to boost K bank stake put on hold

South Korea’s top financial regulator suspended a review of an application by KT to raise …

Zambia doubles mobile money agent numbers

Zambia’s central bank hailed the impact of partnerships between mobile money service providers, as the …

Online bank abandons Germany payments app

Dutch bank ABN Amro’s digital subsidiary announced it would close down the German version of …

Safaricom tools-up agents in fake cash fight

Safaricom unveiled plans to distribute currency checking equipment to m-Pesa agents to combat money laundering …

Nigeria establishes mobile money agents loan scheme

The Central Bank of Nigeria announced it would facilitate loans of up to NGN500 million …

Visa backs Branch developing market drive

Emerging market-focused mobile loan provider Branch International raised $170 million in its latest funding round …

Ant Financial highlights developing market potential

Eric Jing, CEO of Alipay-parent Ant Financial, backed the spread of financial technology to boost …

UN highlights Afghan money stumbling blocks

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) pointed to the need for collaboration …

MTN reveals new Swaziland money regulations

Mobile money users in Swaziland will be required to declare the source of funds deposited …