Wire Transfer

A wire transfer is a form of electronic money transfer that is managed by a global network of financial institutions and money transfer companies. When starting a wire transfer, the sender must provide the receiving institution with specifics such as the recipient’s name and account number.

Transfers handled through wire do not necessitate the actual exchange of currency. Money transfers can be made between banks or made through an alternative service. If you need to send money to someone fast and safely, but you aren’t in the same place as them, a wire transfer is your best bet. While companies do place limits on how much can be moved, those limits are typically rather generous. When making a major purchase from an overseas vendor, one corporation might send the funds via wire transfer.

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