World Bank Presents Outcomes of the Global Payment Systems Survey 2010

Resource published February 1, 2010

A Report by World Bank

The underlying foundation of a country’s financial system – including all institutions, information, technologies, rules and standards that enable financial intermediation – is its “financial infrastructure.” A poor financial infrastructure imposes a considerable constraint upon financial institutions in many developing countries, hindering their efforts to offer financial services to underserved segments of the population and the economy.

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