Digital money transfer group Wise Plc will join an Australian payments network which should allow transfers to be settled in the country faster and at lower cost, Chief Executive Officer Kristo Kaarmann said on Friday. The company will become a direct participant and shareholder in Australia's New Payments Platform (NPP), Kaarmann said. Wise said that joining the NPP will allow it to lower its average price of money transfers in or out of Australia by bypassing middlemen to clear and settle real-time payments instantly.
Amtrak was joining with federal safety officials Sunday to investigate a Montana train derailment that left at least three people dead.
Earlier this month, a new abortion law went into effect in Texas that effectively bars women from terminating a pregnancy after the six-week mark. The question is: Will the new law cause a mass exodus from the state on both the residential and commercial sides? You'd think that abortion laws would have little to do with real estate.