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MoneyGram (MGI) Partners With Wing to Offer Mobile Services

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MoneyGram International, Inc. MGI has announced partnership with Wing (Cambodia) Limited Specialised Bank to launch a New Mobile Wallet Service in Cambodia.

The launch of the mobile wallet will provide customers with a new service, which will enable funds to be deposited directly into customers’ mobile wallets. Further, customers will be able to transfer money across digital boundaries from anywhere with ease. The mobile wallet is likely to serve as a valuable asset for the under-banked in Cambodia.

This partnership will enable customers of MoneyGram to receive and send money easily through Wing Money mobile app. They will also be able to withdraw cash from 7,000 WING cash Xpress locations across the country.
Wing is committed toward improving the lives of Cambodians by providing them access to mobile financial services. The partnership has enabled Wing to expand global presence and provide Cambodians with best products and services.

In Cambodia, there has been an increase in funds repatriated by migrant workers, amounting to $1.4 billion in 2018. The money, which the Cambodian workers sent from Japan, accounted for 3.3%, while that from Malaysia was 2.5%. The rural people of Cambodia are primarily dependent on agriculture for income but increasing remittance is also helping them improve their financial condition.

Shares of this Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell) company have gained 31% year to date outperforming its industry's rally of 19.1%.


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