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Association of Banks of Singapore launches PayNow mobile payments service

Singapore-listed stocks can now be traded in London

The Association of Banks of Singapore (ABS) has unveiled a new funds transfer service – PayNow – that requires only a mobile and identity card numbers to enrol.

Alipay comes to Spain with BBVA

Alipay comes to Spain

BBVA has signed an agreement with Chinese tech giant Ant Financial to enable Chinese tourists to pay in Spanish stores using the Alipay mobile wallet. BBVA is the first Spanish financial institution to be working with Alipay.

Money20/20 Europe: Asia in the ascendant

Money20/20 Europe 2017

Denmark took a back seat at Money20/20 Europe as the lively fintech scenes in China and India fell under the spotlight with a wealth of information and stats.

Money20/20 Europe: advancing APIs to a happy place

Money20/20 Europe 2017

The interest from the fintech community in APIs burns brighter than a thousand suns, but where will this technology and the spirit of open banking take us?

Payscout launches virtual reality commerce with Visa’s help

Payscout and Visa launch the world’s first VR commerce platform

Payment processor Payscout has launched a virtual reality (VR) system that employs Visa Checkout and enables consumers to examine products before ordering them for delivery to shoppers’ homes.

Flywire snags PayPal for cross-border payments

Flywire gets pally with PayPal

Cross-border payments and receivables specialist Flywire has added PayPal to its platform as a funding option, enabling businesses, students and patients to fund cross-border payments via PayPal accounts.

Visa invests in paytech firm and bank Klarna

Visa and Klarna in "strategic partnership"

Visa is investing in Klarna, a Swedish payments and banking firm, and the two firms intent “to develop a future strategic partnership”.

Money20/20 Europe: PSD2 creates more questions than answers

Money20/20 Europe 2017: payments to the fore

The second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) is creating more questions and issues than the answers it ultimately should offer.

Mobile-only bank Pepper now live

Pepper – here to spice up your banking world. Image source: Pepper

Israel’s Bank Leumi has launched its new digital banking subsidiary, Pepper.

Wirecard’s new POS suite offers merchants power of data

Wirecard

Wirecard has launched a new POS service that integrates self-learning technology to help retailers increase customer conversion, reduce attrition rates, predict future consumer behavior and link points of sale with e-commerce.

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