"Inspired by India, Pix Just Celebrated 3 Years With Record-Breaking Success, Leading Latin America's Instant Payments Boom"
"Britain's banks and building societies should make sure customers can still access cash before closing a branch as more financial services move online, the country's markets regulator proposed on Thursday."
"The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has started discussions with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), the U.S. Federal Reserve, and the international payment platform SWIFT to explore cross-border payments for central bank digital currencies (CBDCs)."
Today the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced an agreement with the People’s Bank of China to allow tourists from either country to use the pilot digital yuan, also known as eCNY.
"Mastercard has unveiled a groundbreaking solution that tokenizes central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) onto various blockchains, opening avenues for wider consumer participation in crypto ecosystems through established forms of currency."
"In a monumental move for the South African card ecosystem, BankservAfrica has been appointed by UnionPay International (UPI) as its domestic on-soil processor to fast-track affordable, accessible and innovative card payments for South Africans."
"Safaricom continues to enhance the offering of its recently launched Ethiopian service. The latest innovation is a payment system aimed at entrepreneurs, businesses and government."
"India's Paytm will issue fewer sub-50,000-rupee (about $600) personal loans, the digital payments firm said on Wednesday, weeks after the central bank tightened rules on consumer lending after a surge in demand."
"In a recent announcement, Amazon revealed that as of January 10, 2024, Venmo will no longer be accepted as a payment method."
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