Entries for 'Financial Inclusion'
October 31, 2023
This week’s Digital Finance Developments considers accelerators for the digital transformation of the economy, with a focus on digital infrastructure. Increasing public sector attention is likely to shape initiatives to expand access and drive digital service delivery.
August 4, 2021
Mobile money use in Sub-Saharan Africa has grown substantially in recent years. Limited reach of traditional banking services likely contributed to this dynamic. We estimate that mobile money transactions reached around $275 bn in 2020. However, their importance differs considerably among countries in the region. The industry will likely undergo a fundamental transformation in coming years. Changes will include market entrance of existing app-based payment platforms.
July 28, 2021
This series highlights innovations by IIF’s member firms in promoting financial inclusion through digitalization. This edition focuses on Scotiabank’s innovative use of artificial intelligence / machine learning technologies in forecasting liquidity in short-term predictions, addressing their clients’ unique financial needs, providing proactive assistance, and establishing trust
May 27, 2021
This report focuses on the steps, barriers, and benefits of digitizing remittances from both sender and recipient’s perspectives, highlighting the latest report from the VEEI on the topic.
October 6, 2020
This briefing note summarizes some of the key themes from the IIF Digital Interchange: The Global Dialogue on Digital Finance, a virtual event which brought together leading executives, specialists, and policymakers to discuss the economy of tomorrow.