Articles with tag: japan

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Delivery Hero launches online food delivery and quick commerce in Japan

18 Sep 2020 | Ecommerce

Delivery Hero has announced it is launching operations in Japan, under its brand foodpanda, aiming to expand its footprint across Asia.

Delivery Hero, Japan, foodpanda, Asia, online delivery, quick commerce

NTT Docomo to compensate victims of e-payment fraud

14 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Japan-based mobile phone operator NTT Docomo has announced it will compensate customers who had money stolen through its electronic payment system linked directly to their bank accounts.

NTT, NTT Docomo, fraud, online fraud, Japan, Asia, APAC, payments fraud compensation, bank account fraud, mobile phone operator,

Fraudsters force Docomo to halt mobile payment service sign-ups

10 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Japan-based mobile carrier NTT Docomo has halted new registrations for its mobile payment service in response to a string of fraudulent bank withdrawals tied to the platform nationwide.

Docomo, Japan, fraudsters, personal identification number, payment system, mobile carrier, mobile payment

ITFC, Mizuho Bank Malaysia reach USD 100 mln trade financing deal

09 Sep 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) has signed a USD 100 million Murabaha-structured line of trade finance with Mizuho Bank in Malaysia. 

ITFC, Mizuho Bank Malaysia, trade finance, International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation, Murabaha, Malaysia, financing, covid-19 response plan, Japanese, bank, OIC

Revolut launches digital banking app in Japan

09 Sep 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

UK-based Revolut, one of Europe's startups, has launched its digital banking app in Japan.

Revolut, digital banking, Japan

Asian stocks increased by new US-China trade progress

01 Sep 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Asian stock markets have observed an increase following the US-China progress in trade talks, and as hopes of new coronavirus treatments boosted broader sentiment among global investors.

Asia, stocks, US China trade, US, China, trade, coronavirus, treatment, global investor, MSCI, APAC, Japan, Nikkei, Australia, S&P, ASX, Futures, Europe, Euro STOXX, FTSE, Phase 1 trade deal

Japan faces credit card number shortage as consumers stay indoors amid the pandemic

25 Aug 2020 | Cards

Mainichi Shimbun has reported that issuing companies are running out of 16-digit combinations for card numbers in Japan, as consumers are staying indoors amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Japan, 16-digit, card numbers, cards, COVID-19, Visa, Mastercard, JCB, credit card, cardholder, Japan Consumer Credit Association

Asian blockchain adoption raises

20 Aug 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated blockchain adoption across Asia as companies rely on the technology to secure their data as well as combat potential hackers and digital thieves.

Asia, blockchain, coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic, technology, data, digital, bitFlyer, Japan, Singapore, Agricorp International, Cargill, startup, Dltledgers, insurance

Japan-based digital gift card marketplace expands in the Middle East

18 Aug 2020 | Cards

Japan-based Amaten, a digital gift card marketplace, has announced plans to expand its brand across the world, starting with Dubai.

Amaten, Japan, Dubai, Middle East, gift cards, marketplace, blockchain, merchants, digital gift card

Japanese consumers prefer card payments to cash amid COVID-19 outbreak, finds GlobalData

14 Aug 2020 | Cards

GlobalData has revealed insights regarding Japan-based consumers’ shifting preferences towards card payments.

GlobalData, research, Japan, electronic payments, COVID-19, contactless payments, Seven-Eleven Japan, debit cards, credit cards, prepaid cards, Visa, Mastercard, JCB, American Express, Diners Club, cards issuers, payment settlement, merchants, card transactions, Sumitomo Mitsui Card, payment cycle

Liquidity Capital, MUFG secure USD 80 mln initiative for Asia-based startups

11 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Israel-based AI technology firm Liquidity Capital has partnered with Japan-based MUFG Bank to determine the feasibility of issuing loans to Asian startups.

Liquidity Capital, MUFG Bank, initiative, Asia, startups, Singapore, Israel, Japan, Mars Growth Capital, Mars Growth, AI technology, bank accounts, accounting information, financing, ecommerce, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Meitav Dash Investments

OpenLegacy partners with Shimane Bank

11 Aug 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

OpenLegacy has announced it will be supporting Shimane Bank to improve its digital platforms.

OpenLegacy, Shimane Bank, banks, digital, Japan, SBI Holdings, banking, Internet, mobile app

Japanese banks plan new settlement system for small payments

10 Aug 2020 | Payments General

A group of Japanese banks are set to initiate talks to develop a new settlement system to enable small payments, says Verdict.

Japan, settlement, small payments, digital payments, banks

hey secures growth investment led by Bain Capital Tech Opportunities

04 Aug 2020 | Online Payments

Japan-based payments and ecommerce platform hey has announced it secured a Series E investment led by Bain Capital Tech Opportunities.

hey, ecommerce, Japan, Series E, Bain Capital Tech Opportunities, online retail, cashless payments, Coubic, point-of-sale, terminal, merchants

Airwallex teams up with Deutsche Bank

28 Jul 2020 | Online Payments

Deutsche Bank has partnered with fintech Airwallex to provide virtual account collections in Japan and API-enabled foreign exchange (forex) services in Hong Kong. 

Airwallex, Deutsche Bank, banks, payments, partnership, fintech, Japan, API, exchange, Hong Kong, startup, Germany, cross-border payments, payments, merchants, technology

Digitalisation of SMBs could add USD 3.1 trillion to Asia Pacific's GDP

28 Jul 2020 | Payments General

The 2020 Asia Pacific SMB Digital Maturity Study has shown that the digitalisation of SMBs in Asia Pacific could add USD 2.6 to 3.1 trillion to the region’s GDP by 2024.

digitalisation, SMBs, Asia Pacific, economic, 2020 Asia Pacific SMB Digital Maturity Study, digital, IDC, Cisco, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic, technology, cloud, IT, software, Digital Observers, Singapore, Japan, New Zealand, China Taiwan, Thailand, Korea, Hong Kong, Malaysia

Plum secures USD 10 mln in founding round

22 Jul 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Plum, a Greece-based fintech that offers a money management app, has raised a USD 10 million in funding as it gears up for European expansion.

Plum, mobile app, Greece, fintech, Europe, Japan, Global Brain, European Bank of Reconstruction and Developments, VentureFriend, banks, savings, artificial intelligence, AI, transactions, ISA, technology, Splitter, Spain, France

Bank of Japan sets up new team to explore Central Bank Digital Currency

22 Jul 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) has set up a new team to explore the implications of central bank digital currencies.

Bank of Japan, banks, Central Bank Digital Currency, BOJ, CBDC, digital currencies, Japan

Bank of Japan explores the potential offline use of a digital yen via CBDC

08 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The Bank of Japan (BoJ) has published a research paper exploring the potential offline use of a digital yen using central bank digital currency (CBDC).

CBDC, central bank digital currency, decentralised CBDC, electronic money, smartphone, distributed ledger, SIM, cards, payments, Bank of Japan, Japan, BoJ

Japan to review bank transfer fees

03 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Japan’s government has announced plans to conduct a review of bank transfer fees.

bank transfer fees, banking, fintech, digitalisation, digital payment infrastructure, Japan