Citi chooses Mastercard Payment Gateway Services for new digital consumer payments business

Wednesday 27 March 2019 13:37 CET | News

Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) has announced it is developing a new business line for consumers to make digital payments to institutions.

This is part of TTS’s overall strategy to enable digital commerce for clients and extend its presence and capabilities beyond the wholesale payments space. Under this umbrella, a new planned service will be made available to offer institutional merchants the ability to collect from a wide range of payment methods including cards, digital wallets and new bank transfers such as Request to Pay and Open Banking – as they gain traction. In turn, their consumers will have access to a variety of payment methods of their choice.

As part of this new digital consumer payments business, Citi has chosen Mastercard Payment Gateway Services, which is integrated with numerous acquirers and digital wallets globally. Additionally, Citi will enable connectivity with its proprietary transaction services and FX businesses to further streamline the offering.

Citi has expanded its global payments network by establishing direct connections to new instant payment schemes in over 20 countries and is continuing to invest in these connections globally.

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Keywords: Citi, Mastercard, Payment Gateway Services, digital payments, Treasury and Trade Solutions, digital commerce, digital wallet
Countries: World