When we look at the rapid shift in digital transaction volumes and the move to near real-time everything, instant payments are often overlooked. Why? this article argues that simply because they have always taken some time, it seems to be ok – but it’s not. Anders explains how the need for realtime market participation has increased the demand on working capital for firms of all sizes – and how they must all act like a global player to stay in touch with international markets. For this – instant payments are a godsend. They increase the rate at which companies have access to capital, which allows them to grow and pivot more effectively – resulting in a more financially included, stable market for SMEs, which are backbone of most geographies worldwide.
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