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We report on global payments news and innovation in an increasingly digital economy. We’re on top of all payments and fintech news: payments infrastructure, payments systems, payments behaviours, ecommerce payments, Open Banking and Open Finance, Banking-as-a-Service, B2B payments, cryptocurrencies, fraud and financial crime prevention, along with breaking news on the digital economy. Follow us for the latest regulation updates, along with relevant company news on payments investments, product launches, partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions.

We report on global payments news and innovation in an increasingly digital economy. We’re on top of all payments and fintech

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Mojaloop's Singapore CBDC Center of Excellence working to ensure universal financial inclusion

Interviews | Cryptocurrencies | Published Thursday 11 Aug 2022 10:30 CET

Nick Drury, director of the Mojaloop Foundation’s CBDC Center of Excellence, discusses what the new initiative in Singapore means for advancing financial inclusion and for the financial literacy of the Asia-Pacific region.

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Mojaloop's Singapore CBDC Center of Excellence working to ensure universal financial inclusion

Interviews | Cryptocurrencies | Published Thursday 11 Aug 2022 10:30 CET

Nick Drury, director of the Mojaloop Foundation’s CBDC Center of Excellence, discusses what the new initiative in Singapore means for advancing financial inclusion and for the financial literacy of the Asia-Pacific region.

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Top Stories

French Polynesia Post service introduces new credit institution

News | Online Payments | 11 Aug 2022 15:15 CET
French Polynesia’s Post and Telecommunications Office (OPT) has transferred postal accounts to Marara Paiement, its new subsidiary. 
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Weavr adds three new Financial Plug-ins

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 11 Aug 2022 15:08 CET
Weavr, a UK-based Plug-and-Play Finance solutions provider, has announced the evolution of its solution with three new Financial Plug-ins.
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Ant Group's e-wallet Dana raises USD 250 mln from Lazada

News | Mobile Payments | 11 Aug 2022 14:56 CET
Digital wallet DANA  has raised USD 250 million from local conglomerate Sinar Mas and Alibaba.com-owned Lazada Group to expand in Indonesia.
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Pomelo Pay partners TripleA, expanding into crypto

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 Aug 2022 14:38 CET
UK-based fintech platform Pomelo Pay has partnered with Singapore-based cryptocurrency payments services provider TripleA to help companies offer cryptocurrency payments and pay-outs.
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Digital River to power Microsoft's relaunch of Xbox Design Lab

News | Ecommerce | 11 Aug 2022 14:18 CET
US-based full-commerce Digital River has announced it has contributed to Xbox Design Lab’s global re-launch with its Merchant of Record tool.
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Thunes expands to MENA region

News | Payments General | 11 Aug 2022 13:46 CET
Thunes, a Singapore-based cross-border payments company, has accelerated the expansion of its services in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
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Trustly partners Conotoxia to boost money transfer services in North America

News | Online Payments | 11 Aug 2022 13:38 CET
Sweden-based fintech for Open Banking payments, Trustly, has partnered with Conotoxia, a multi-currency company from Poland, to provide users with a fast, secure, and safe way to transfer funds internationally through their bank accounts. 
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Currencycloud supplements regtech services with Clausematch

News | Online Payments | 11 Aug 2022 12:56 CET
UK-based cross-border payments platform Currencycloud has teamed with regtech Clausematch to implement its policy management solution.
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Wise, Plaid announce Open Finance agreement

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 11 Aug 2022 12:41 CET
Wise and Plaid, an Open Banking network, have announced an Open Finance agreement to help customers move money across different financial institutions.
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Payment solutions provider Finix raises USD 30 mln

News | Payments General | 11 Aug 2022 11:22 CET
US-based provider of payment processing solutions Finix has raised USD 30 million in new venture capital, bringing its total known raised to USD 133 million, with new investors taking part to the round.
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Jack Henry acquires Payrailz

News | Payments General | 11 Aug 2022 10:56 CET
Jack Henry, a US-based financial technology company, has acquired Payrailz, adding the company’s digital payment capabilities to its ecosystem.
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Truework receives USD 50 mln to redesign the credit system

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 11 Aug 2022 10:55 CET
US-based income and employment verification startup fintech Truework has raised an additional USD 50 million in a Series C funding round, reaching a total of USD 95 million so far.
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How can fintechs help small businesses tackle the economic downturn?

Expert Opinion | Payments General | 11 Aug 2022 10:07 CET
Peter Lord, CEO and Co-Founder of Codat: ‘Providers can play their part to help customers navigate the oncoming storm by giving SMBs financial clarity and introducing time-saving features’.
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A potential model for KYC utilities

Expert Opinion | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 11 Aug 2022 09:30 CET
Anne Bailey, Analyst at KuppingerCole, explains what are KYC Utilities and the benefits they bring in financial services.
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Apple Pay enters Malaysia

News | Online Payments | 10 Aug 2022 15:34 CET
Technology giant Apple has announced that its in-house built online payment solution, Apple Pay, is now available to customers from the Malaysian market.
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Netcetera enables payments in the Middle East with PayTabs acquisition

News | Mobile Payments | 10 Aug 2022 15:30 CET
Switzerland-based software company Netcetera has announced enabling payments in the Middle East with its acquiring server solution 3DS for PayTabs
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Funding-as-a-Service enabler Astra integrates with Visa Direct

News | Online Payments | 10 Aug 2022 14:53 CET
US-based instant card-to-card Funding-as-a-Service Astra has announced it is using Visa Direct – Visa’s real-time payments service.
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Scotiabank launches Scotia TranXact digital payments platform

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 10 Aug 2022 14:52 CET
Canada-based Scotiabank has launched the TranXact digital payments platform in a bid to provide banking clients access to its payments and cash management APIs.
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Mercado Libre expands crypto offering across LATAM

News | Cryptocurrencies | 10 Aug 2022 14:52 CET
Mercado Libre, Latin America’s ecommerce company, has announced plans to expand its crypto trading feature across the region after a successful start in Brazil.
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