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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

News Releases Nov 09, 2011

Western Union and The Chronicle of Philanthropy Offer Free Webinar for Non-Profits on Managing Global Money Movement

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced that Western Union Business Solutions will sponsor a webinar hosted by The Chronicle of Philanthropy focused on effective foreign exchange management strategies for international non-profit organizations. The webinar to be held November 22, 2011 at 2pm ET is titled, "Doing More With Less: Getting the Most Out of Your Limited Funds."... Read More

News Releases Nov 07, 2011

Western Union Completes Acquisition of Travelex Global Business Payments

London, England and Englewood, Colo., Nov. 7, 2011 - The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Travelex Global Business Payments, making the combined company the world's leading non-bank provider of cross-border business... Read More