March 13, 2014

Building financial capabilities through m-banking

Rural banks already play a big role in small communities. They serve over one million low-income families who trust them for microinsurance, loans, savings and other crucial banking services that help them build a financial foundation to support themselves and their families. As such, it is important that these services are made readily available and …

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BSP issues warning on ‘Bitcoins’

THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) warned the public of “Bitcoins,” or virtual currencies currently being exchanged in the country, saying monetary authorities were still studying the “appropriate regulatory measure” on the new technological innovation. The central bank said Bitcoins were a form of unregulated digital money that allows purchase of both virtual goods, such …

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