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Indians’ Access to Mobile Money Jumps 17-Fold in Four Years: IMF

IMF’s financial access survey for 2020 said the number of registered mobile money accounts per thousand adults jumped from 73 in 2015 to 1,265 in 2019.

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Why Migrant Workers in Gulf Countries Are Sending Record Amount of Money Home

Overall, remittances to the Asia-Pacific region will drop 12 percent in the second half of 2020 compared with the same period last year, Fitch Ratings says.

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India: Government Survey To Focus on Migrant Woes and Assess Remittance Risk

The household survey will also capture remittance risks to the rural economy until the pandemic is contained.

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India: Crisis to Boost Mobile Payments, Says Report

Mobile-based payments will be resilient and overtake card payments in India, with the covid-19-induced economic slowdown likely to put a pause on the rapid rise of cashless payments in 2020.

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India: Paytm's 'Spend Now, Pay Next Month' Option Available at Local Kirana Stores

Paytm has expanded Paytm Postpaid facility to offline retail outlets and neighborhood kirana shops.

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India: Digital Lenders Struggle to Cope With Slowdown Induced by Virus

Digital lenders are seeking guidelines for full digitization and allowing eKYC and eSign mandates.

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RBI May Announce Separate Credit Line to Rescue MFIs

MFIs, like other financial institutions, are in a fix over whether they can avail of the moratorium benefit on term-loan repayments given to all borrowers

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The Rising Threat of Microfinance Defaults

Minimizing microfinance loan defaults