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30 August 2018
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Man uses mobile money to pay taxi driver in India
The 2017 Findex shows India has made significant financial inclusion progress in the past four years, but use remains a challenge.
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07 August 2018
Bank without office
The number of people with financial accounts has grown rapidly, but account dormancy remains a problem, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa and India.
30 July 2018
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Villagers use mobile phone in Philippines
The rate of access to new accounts has slowed in recent years, but there are reasons to be optimistic about the future of financial inclusion.
24 July 2018
Bangladesh has made great strides toward financial inclusion, but many challenges remain -- including one of the largest gender gaps in the world.
26 June 2018
Woman on bicycle in Cote d'Ivoire
Mobile money is driving overall progress in financial inclusion in Côte d’Ivoire, but it’s also highlighting a digital divide that could leave excluded segments behind if not dealt with through smart policy.
21 June 2018
Mobile money account ownership tripled in Ghana from 2014 to 2017, making the country one of the fastest growing mobile money markets in Africa. How? Smart regulations played a key role.
06 June 2018
Chinese farmers
What does (and doesn't) the latest Findex tell us about China's urban-rural divide in financial inclusion?
29 May 2018
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Blockchain may be capable of expanding poor people's access to financial services, but does it work better than other existing technologies?
30 April 2018
Despite global progress toward universal access to financial services, the gender gap remains at 9 percentage points in developing countries. Here's a look at what the 2017 Global Findex tells us about women's access to financial services.
25 April 2018
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The latest Findex shows global progress on access to financial services, but it also illustrates challenges in reaching marginalized groups and increasing usage.

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