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Euronet offers $1bn to acquire MoneyGram
US-based electronic payments firm Euronet Worldwide has offered to pay $1bn to acquire MoneyGram International, rivaling the bid made by China’s Ant Financial Services.
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NAB Ventures invests in payments startup Veem
NAB Ventures, a venture capital fund owned by The National Australia Bank, has led a $24m investment round in San Francisco-based foreign exchange payments startup Veem.
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Singapore’s central bank completes blockchain-based inter-bank payment pilot
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has completed a pilot project that was carried out for inter-bank payments using blockchain technology.
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Japanese banks complete pilot money transfer using blockchain
A consortium of 47 Japanese banks has completed pilot implementation of Ripple’s distributed technology in Japan.
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Visa to expand payment service mVisa to 10 countries
US-based payments network operator Visa has announced that it will expand its QR-based payment service mVisa to 10 countries.
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Ant Financial to invest $200m in South Korea's Kakao Pay
By BBR Staff Writer
Ant Financial, the payment affiliate of Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba, is investing $200m in Kakao Pay, the mobile payment subsidiary of South Korean messaging platform giant Kakao.
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Temenos offers to acquire Australia's Rubik Financial
Banking and finance software specialist Temenos has entered into a binding Scheme Implementation Deed to acquire Rubik Financial, a software provider to the Australian financial services sector, through a Scheme of Arrangement.
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Agribank upgrades EMV network with Compass Plus solutions
Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank) has updated its entire EMV network, including ATMs and POS terminals, which function using solutions from Compass Plus.
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Wipro partners with Tradeshift for source-to-pay processes
Wipro has announced a strategic partnership with Tradeshift to offer cloud-based Source-to-Pay (S2P) Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) solution.
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Ingenico to acquire Indian e-payments services provider TechProcess
Ingenico Group announced it has reached an agreement in principle to acquire 100% of Indian electronic payments services provider TechProcess Payment Services (TechProcess).
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Commonwealth Bank, QTC issue cryptobond using blockchain technology
Commonwealth Bank of Australia (Commonwealth Bank) has issued a cryptobond for Queensland Treasury Corporation using its capital markets blockchain platform, in the first blockchain bond issuance by a government entity both in Australia and in the world.
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China’s Ant Financial to merge MoneyGram for $880m
China’s Ant Financial Services has entered into an agreement to acquire global money transfer services firm MoneyGram in a cash deal worth $880m.
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Nepalese banks to utilise SWIFT’s sanctions screening service
Ten Nepalese banks will utilise SWIFT’s Sanctions Screening service to support their sanctions compliance.
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ANZ to sell stake in Shanghai Rural Commercial Bank for $1.3bn
Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Banking Group has entered into an agreement to sell its 20% stake in Shanghai Rural Commercial Bank (SRCB) for $1.3bn.
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Cardtek partners with Attra for digital payment services
Cardtek has added Attra as a partner to deliver digital enablement solutions and services around Cardtek’s digital payment platform.
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