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Call for inclusion

Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga tells why financial inclusion - not exactly a money-spinner for the business - is a worthy investment.

"When (women) become socially and economically independent, they actually don't go and buy new clothes for themselves. The first thing they do is to get the kid better educated, a better school uniform, and for the kid to have better food at ome." AJAY BANGA President and CEO Mastercard

TO SPEAK with Ajay Banga is to take a trip around the world. But the trek isn't through concrete jungles and glitzy retail stores, even as Mastercard helps to get shoppers, well, just about "everything else", as its famed slogan goes.

The tour with Mastercard's CEO is through Egypt and...

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