India Making Rapid Strides in Bridging Digital Payments Divide: Mastercard
In the current environment there has been significant growth in adoption of contactless payments, both globally and in India.
Coronavirus or Demonetization? Which One Helped India’s Digital Payment More?
The value of transactions on the Unified Payments Interface, a platform created by India’s largest banks in 2016, reached an all-time high last month as people feared to handle banknotes amid the pandemic.
Digital Lending Post COVID: How Micro-Credit Holds the Key for Small Merchants, Customers to Bounce Back
Credit and Finance for MSMEs: Digital lending platforms with the principles of financial inclusivity will emerge as the heroes of the financial crisis.
Sri Lanka’s Economy Hit by Coronavirus: Decline in Earnings From Tourism, Remittances
The unprecedented crisis triggered by the coronavirus pandemic has severely dented Sri Lanka’s economy, causing a steep fall in the earnings from tourism, remittances and outflow of foreign investment, the nation’s central bank has said.
India: Bill Payments Drive Digital Payment Volume Recovery in First Half of May
A number of people who were earlier used to paying their utility bills in cash may have shifted to the digital channels during the lockdown, they added.
Bangladesh: Expatriates Opt for bKash to Send Remittance Safely Amid COVID-19 Crisis
In this worldwide 'lockdown' situation enforced for preventing COVID-19, expatriate Bangladeshis are relying on online-to-wallet money transfer service to send remittance to their loved ones back home.
Unbanked Firms Stand to Miss Out
Often bypassed by banks, the informal sector is unlikely to get much benefit from the government's Tk 727.50 billion stimulus package, fear economists.
COVID-19: Indian Oil Customers Can Now Use Paytm to Pay for LPG Cylinders and at Petrol Pumps
Paytm, India’s largest digital payments and financial services company has entered into a strategic partnership with Indian Oil Corporation Limited to enable digital transactions across its fueling stations as well as LPG cylinder delivery ecosystem.