Money

MTN woes cast cloud over money licence progress

Nigeria’s regulator teased that operators will soon be allowed to apply for mobile money licenses, …

Paytm chief plays down competition threat

Indian payments provider Paytm is confident increased competition in the country will not interrupt its …

Indonesia pushes QR standard for payments

Indonesia’s central bank formed a working group with representatives from payment service providers to standardise …

SoftBank leads RCS, blockchain m-payment effort

SoftBank announced it is developing a cross-carrier mobile payments service based on the Rich Communication …

Orange VC arm backs payment start-up Yoco

Orange Digital Ventures invested an undisclosed sum in South African merchant services company Yoco as …

PayPal chief joins Verizon board

Verizon appointed PayPal CEO Dan Schulman (pictured) to its board of directors, a move the …

BBVA claims banking industry struggling with digital future

LIVE FROM OPERATIONS TRANSFORMATION FORUM 2018: Many financial services companies are “crippled with the past” …

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Alipay books rapid overseas transaction growth

The number of Alipay transactions processed outside of mainland China increased 260 per cent year-on-year …

Line launches Link cryptocurrency

Japan-based messaging platform Line launched a cryptocurrency as part of a loyalty programme which allows …

Western Union targets global mobile expansion

International remittance company Western Union plans to make its digital cash transfer service available to …