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News Releases Jul 17, 2012

Western Union Enables Acceptance of Indian Rupee Tuition Payments for Participating Universities

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Western Union Business Solutions, a unit of The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), today announced that it is enabling participating universities to accept international students' tuition payments and fees in Indian rupees (INR).... Read More

News Releases May 14, 2012

Western Union Launches Business Payments Wallet

The Western Union Company today announced the launch of its new business payments wallet for clients of Western Union Business Solutions in the United States and Canada. The technology allows clients using Business Solutions' Online FX platform to add and hold funds on balance for future use and enables them to make convenient email payments to international recipients.... Read More

News Releases Feb 27, 2012

Paying Chinese Businesses in Dollars Instead of Chinese Yuan

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Feb. 27, 2012 - Western Union Business Solutions, a business unit of the Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced results of a survey of Chinese companies which found that by settling transactions with Chinese exporters in U.S. dollars (USD) instead of Chinese yuan (CNY) American businesses paid approximately ... Read More

News Releases Jan 30, 2012

Businesses Seek Better Control of Global Payments

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., January 30, 2012 -- The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced the results of a survey which finds that despite advances in technology, cross border payments continue to present challenges for businesses....... Read More

News Releases Nov 14, 2011

Western Union Offers Webinar for Businesses to Better Manage Currency Risk

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 14, 2011 -- The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced that Western Union Business Solutions will sponsor a free webinar on China's changing role in global financial markets. The event will be held Nov. 17, 2011 at 1 p.m. ET, and focus on the profound changes that are occurring within China - and the strategies that businesses in North America can use to manage the risks and opportunities being created.... Read More