G20 must 'urgently' tackle global poverty with financial inclusion

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With 1.7 billion people having no access to basic financial services, the G20 summit starting this week has a golden opportunity to address financial inclusion and potentially lift hundreds of millions out of poverty, argues deVere Group's founder Nigel Green. Green's urgent call comes as 40 leaders of the world's richest and most powerful nations descend on New Delhi, India, for the critical two-day event. Financial inclusion refers to the availability and equality of opportunities to access and use financial services. These services include banking, credit, insurance, and savings fa...

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