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Aug 23, 2019

SHANGHAI, Aug. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- From September 14-18, 2019, Shanghai International Blockchain Week 2019, the largest and most influential blockchain gathering in China, will be held by the Wanxiang Blockchain Labs, a top blockchain research body in China. The event this year will bring together over 2000...

Aug 14, 2019

Beijing – PICC Finance Services and Singularity Studio signed a Strategic Cooperation Memorandum to formally establish a long-term strategic global partnership between the two parties. Both groups will make full use of respective advantages and resources to establish a deep cooperation in the developing areas of AI...

Aug 13, 2019

MANILA, Philippines--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, and BDO Unibank have extended their relationship to expand reach in the Philippines with more than 1,100 BDO Unibank branches now ready to pay-out Western Union® international money transfers from across...

Aug 07, 2019

The biggest bank in Japan has won approval to settle transactions in renminbi, which could be a boon for the Belt and Road Initiative.

Aug 05, 2019

Jul 25, 2019 (China Knowledge) - CloudMinds Inc, a Chinese robotics and artificial intelligence start-up, is seeking to raise about USD 500 mln by listing in the New York Stock Exchange. By developing a cloud-based platform capable of operating intelligent consumer service robots simultaneously, the 4-year-old...

Aug 05, 2019

BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pintec Technology Holdings Ltd. (“Pintec”; NASDAQ: PT), a leading independent fintech solutions provider, today announced a comprehensive strategic partnership with Caissa Travel, a leading travel service provider in China. Bringing together their respective resources, Pintec and Caissa...

Jul 31, 2019

COURBEVOIE, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, today announces its partnership with RHB bank to offer the MOTION CODETM card option to its Visa Rewards Motion CodeTM credit card in Malaysia. It is the first time such a card is available in Southeast Asia.

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Jul 24, 2019

The age of multiple fiat currencies will be well and truly over in 50 years, according to new research that predicts cryptocurrencies and blockchain at the heart of a new financial landscape.

Jul 23, 2019

Mumbai / Tokyo, July 23, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., together with Indian banks, announced the launch of RuPay JCB Global Cards, which can be used at RuPay card accepting...

Jul 22, 2019

Hong Kong --( ASIA TODAY )-- Guotai Junan International Holdings Limited ("Guotai Junan International", "GTJAI", the "Company" or "Group", stock code:1788) is pleased to announce that the Company was granted the "Outstanding Investment Bank Award" and the "Best Corporate Governance Award" in the "China Financial...

Jul 16, 2019

Jul 16, 2019 (China Knowledge) - NetEase is planning to list online education subdivision, Youdao in the United States, which is estimated to raise at least RMB 300 mln. The valuation of Youdao is said to reach about RMB 2 bln.

NetEase's first round of financing was completed last April at a post-money...

Jul 01, 2019

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CITCON, the leading cross-border mobile payment and commerce solution provider, today announced its European expansion. CITCON offers European merchants a comprehensive cross-border commerce solution that promotes the smart lifestyle that Chinese travelers prefer. European...

Jun 24, 2019

Integration of Visa prepaid solution in Razer Pay e-wallet to enable users to make payments at 54 million merchant locations on Visa’s global network
Bringing financial inclusion to Southeast Asia’s unbanked and underserved population

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Razer™, the leading global...

Jun 21, 2019

Around 1.7 billion people globally are still unbanked – either having no proper savings or access to credit - according to the 2017 Global Findex Database. In Southeast Asia, only 27% of adults have formal bank accounts and only 33% of businesses have access to proper financing. While the region has been growing...

Jun 13, 2019

Cambodia is among the countries whose citizens are quickly adopting cashless payments, the newly released Visa Consumer Payment Attitudes report by credit card firm Visa released noted, Khmer Times wrote.

Jun 12, 2019

SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WBF Digital Asset Exchange (WBFex) was founded in February 2018 on Wall Street, New York. The senior management team of WBFex consists of financial and technological elites from New York, Singapore, and China respectively. It is a free, high-speed and secured phenomenal digital asset...

Jun 06, 2019

LONDON, June 6, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - JCB International, Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co. Ltd., and Moorwand Limited, the international payments company offering issuing and acquiring solutions, have signed a joint licencing agreement to enable JCB acceptance for Moorwand e-...

Jun 03, 2019

RIVERWOODS, Ill. & SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FOMO Pay, an award-winning integrated payment solution provider to merchants in Singapore and across the region, and Discover Global Network, announced a partnership to allow Discover Global Network cardholders the ability to use their cards at FOMO Pay’s merchants...

Jun 03, 2019

JCB accelerates global expansion using ACI's UP eCommerce Payments solution

Naples, FLA / Amsterdam, June 3, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - JCB International, Co., Ltd, the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., and ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic...

May 28, 2019

MUMBAI, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Datamatics Global Services Ltd. (DGSL), a global IT & BPM company, today announced that it has been recognized as a Major Contender in Everest Group’s PEAK Matrix for Intelligent Document Processing for its product TruCap±, formerly known as TruOCR.

May 25, 2019

Historically, people were unaware of the world but as the trade begins, the entire world became accessible. Today a person can trade anywhere, in any sector around the globe. This has benefitted numerous people to flourish and expand their trade worldwide. But Globalisation has its own unique features. It is the...

May 24, 2019

Osaka’s rise reflects the Asia Pacific region’s growing influence and impact internationally

LONDON --( ASIA TODAY )--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mastercard, one of the world’s most active sponsors of major sporting events, today announced it is partnering with two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka. It is the first...