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Globe fintech unit raises $175M

Globe Telecom’s fintech arm Mynt raised more than $175 million from Bow Wave Capital Management …

Orange Bank lures small businesses with Anytime buy

Orange acquired direct banking company Anytime as the group looks to expand the reach of …

Singapore issues digital licences to open up banking

Singapore’s central bank issued only two of three possible wholesale digital banking permits but awarded …

Dutch regulator probes NFC payment services

The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) launched an investigation into competition in smartphone-based …

Ant Group denies mulling Paytm stake sale

Alibaba’s financial arm Ant Group rejected speculation it was considering offloading its stake in Indian …

Google Pay under fire in India

India’s competition watchdog initiated a probe into Google looking to examine whether the company favoured …

WhatsApp finally brings payments to India

WhatsApp began rolling out its payments service in India, overcoming a long-running battle with local …

PhonePe claims India payments market leadership

Digital payment company PhonePe claimed to have topped the mobile payments market in India, after …

Telefonica ups digital play with Brazil loan service

Telefonica plotted the introduction of a personal credit service for its customers in Brazil, advancing …

Alipay parent progresses with big-money IPO

Mobile payments giant Ant Group moved closer to launching a multi-billion dollar IPO, filing formal …