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Standard Chartered China provides digital yuan exchange services

News | Cryptocurrencies | 01 Dec 2023

International banking group Standard Chartered has started offering exchange services for China’s CBDC, the digital yuan.

digital currency, CBDC, banks, digital wallet

Zipmex halts trading activity in Thailand

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 Nov 2023

Cryptocurrency exchange Zipmex has announced that it halted its trading activity in Thailand to ensure its compliance with local regulations.

cryptocurrency, trading platform, digital assets, digital currency

dtcpay partners with PlatON and Allinpay International

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 10 Nov 2023

Singapore-based dtcpay has partnered with PlatON and Allinpay International to launch a new digital currency payment system based on smart terminals. 

partnership, web3, digital currency, digital payments, online security, cybersecurity

How airlines can unlock revenue growth through payments innovation

Voice of the Industry | Online Payments | 08 Nov 2023

Kristian Gjerding, CEO at CellPoint Digital, explains how airlines can unlock revenue growth and reach new customers by adopting alternative payment methods and continuously innovate their payment strategy.

online payments, payment gateway, payments , payments orchestration, cross-border payments, checkout optimisation , payments infrastructure, payment methods, local payment method, FX , digital currency, travel payments, e-wallet, digital wallet, cash, platform, transactions

Coinbase gets MPI licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore

News | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Oct 2023

Digital currency platform Coinbase has obtained a Major Payment Institution (MPI) licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

digital currency, cryptocurrency, MPI licence, regulation, digital assets, expansion

BIS and three central banks test cross-border wholesale CBDCs

News | Payments General | 28 Sep 2023

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and the central banks of France, Singapore, and Switzerland have successfully tested cross-border wholesale CBDCs.

partnership, CBDC, cross-border payments, banks, financial institutions, FX , wholesale banking, blockchain, payments infrastructure, tokenization, digital currency

Chase UK to ban crypto purchases amid rising fraud concerns

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 Sep 2023

Starting with October 2023, JPMorgan's UK bank, Chase UK, will prohibit customers from purchasing cryptocurrencies.

cryptocurrency, scam, fraud management, transaction monitoring, digital currency

What does the future hold for cross-border payments?

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 26 Sep 2023

Edward Dovey, Head of APAC at, sheds light on the role of faster, more affordable cross-border payment solutions and understanding the de-dollarisation trend.

cross-border payments, cross-border logistics, CBDC, digital currency, settlement, financial institutions, FX , central bank

Swift starts testing interlinking CBDC solutions with three central banks

News | Cryptocurrencies | 14 Sep 2023

Swift has announced that three central banks are beta testing its solution for interlinking CBDCs, while financial institutions are experimenting with the solution to explore further use cases.

tokenization, cryptocurrency, digital currency, digital assets, financial institutions

PayPal supports Web3 payments with On and Off Ramps

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Sep 2023

US-based financial technology company PayPal has introduced On and Off-Ramps to support Web3 payments and improve access to digital currencies.

digital currency, product launch, web3, payments

Travelex launches its Travel Money Card in Japan

News | Online Payments | 04 Sep 2023

Foreign exchange brand Travelex has announced the launch of its prepaid foreign currency card to the Asian market by introducing its Travel Money Card in Japan.

product launch, online payments, mobile payments, digital payments, cross-border payments, digital currency

YES BANK is live with UPI interoperability on CBDC

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 01 Sep 2023

India-based YES BANK has gone live with Unified Payments Interface (UPI) interoperability on the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) app.

product launch, UPI, CBDC, digital currency, banking, fintech, digitalisation, QR code, transactions , crypto

Airwallex partners with Public

News | Online Payments | 31 Aug 2023

Global payments and financial platform Airwallex has announced its partnership with Public to minimise FX costs for UK investors that purchase US-based equities.

partnership, mobile payments, digital payments, online payments, payments , FX , digital currency

LemFi launches in US offering digital money transfers

News | Payments General | 23 Aug 2023

LemFi, a fintech specialising in international payments, has launches in the US, offering digital money transfer services to empower African diaspora.

fintech, cross-border payments, digital currency, money transfer, financial services

Nubank to test Brazilian CBDC, Drex

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 21 Aug 2023

Brazil-based financial services platform Nubank has connected its infrastructure to the blockchain network of Banco Central do Brasil to initiate testing with Drex, the Brazilian digital currency.

partnership, banking, fintech, financial services, paytech, CBDC, digital currency, tokenization, digital assets, DLT, e-money

Network International introduces WeChat Pay on N-Genius

News | Mobile Payments | 17 Aug 2023

UAE-based Network International has introduced WeChat Pay acceptance on its POS terminals across the United Arab Emirates. 

mobile payments, digital payments, cashless, digital currency

MAS reveals main features of its stablecoin regulatory framework

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Aug 2023

The Monetary Authority of Singapore has revealed the main features a regulatory framework that aims to ensure value stability for stablecoins.

cryptocurrency, stablecoin, regulation, digital currency

Canada's financial regulator plans new guidelines for crypto asset exposure

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 Jul 2023

Canada’s financial regulator has proposed new capital and liquidity requirements for bank and insurer crypto-asset exposure.

cryptocurrency, regulation, digital assets, digital currency, risk management, tokenization

Ripple launches CBDC pilot with Republic of Palau

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 Jul 2023

US-based blockchain company Ripple has partnered with Republic of Palau to launch a USD-backed Palau Stablecoin (PSC) on the XRP Ledger.

stablecoin, digital currency, blockchain, cryptocurrency, central bank

Nigeria's central bank upgrades eNaira with NFC features

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 24 Jul 2023

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has upgraded its CBDC mobile app with NFC technology to enable eNaira contactless payments.

CBDC, digital currency, NFC, product upgrade, financial inclusion