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Alternative payments trump traditional rivals in Apac ecommerce market

“In the first quarter of 2018, alternative payment methods accounted for 51% of the total ecommerce transaction value in Apac, up from 49% in the last quarter of 2017. Meanwhile, payment cards accounted for 28% of transaction value, bank transfers 15%, and cash and cheques six per cent. In China, Alipay remains the most popular payments […]

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Visa and Marqeta Offer Fintechs a Path to Growth in the World’s Fastest Growing Digital Payments Landscape

“Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, and Marqeta, the modern card issuing platform, today announced a platform collaboration intended to ease global expansion for multi-national card programs. The project plans to provide a streamlined developer-friendly path for Visa issuers to build, test and launch digital-first card programs in 10 Asia Pacific markets. Asia Pacific […]