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  • April 30- Western Union Co said it expects pricing for its money transfer services to be at the company's "historical low single digit range" as it grapples with rising competition. Rival MoneyGram International Inc slashed prices last year after Wal-Mart Stores Inc launched its money transfer service. Western Union is facing competitive pressure in U.S....

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  • UPDATE 1-Western Union's revenue falls on lower fees Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 4:50 PM ET

    April 30- Money transfer company Western Union Co reported a fall in quarterly revenue, as the company earned lower fees in its biggest business of consumer remittance. Western Union, which gets about 80 percent of its business from low-income migrant workers sending money home, said revenue from consumer remittances fell 4 percent in the first quarter.

  • Western Union's revenue falls as it earns lower fees Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 4:10 PM ET

    April 30- Western Union Co reported a 2 percent fall in quarterly revenue as it earned lower fees from its money-transfer services. The company's net income rose slightly to $203.9 million, or 39 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31 from $203 million, or 37 cents per share, a year earlier. The world's largest money-transfer company's revenue fell to...

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  • Feb 10- Western Union Co said it would cut prices for money transfers within the United States to help fend off fierce competition and would buy back up to $1.2 billion of shares. Western Union is cutting prices in parts of the United States where it is experiencing the maximum competitive pressures, company executives said on a conference call.

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  • Feb 10- Western Union, the world's largest money-transfer company, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by cost cuts and a lower tax bill, and it said it would buy back up to $1.2 billion of shares. Western Union, which gets most of its business from migrant workers sending money home, also forecast 2015 profit above analysts' estimates.

  • Western Union's profit rises 28 pct Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 4:15 PM ET

    Feb 10- Western Union Co, the world's largest money-transfer company, reported a 28 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by cost cuts and a lower tax bill. The company also raised its quarterly dividend and announced a $1.2 billion share buyback plan. Western Union's net income rose to $221.5 million, or 42 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from...

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