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WhatsApp to introduce UPI payments in February?

According to industry speculations, WhatsApp could go live with a Unified Payments Interface (UPI) feature in India as soon as next month. If so, this will be one of the biggest boosts for digital payments in India. Allegedly, the payments platform is already in beta testing phases. If trials work out successfully, the service could go live in February 2018. It has also been revealed that developers are conducting security checks so it can be safely integrated with banks.
By Nigel Frith | | UK | See more in News

Bayerische Landesbank bets against Norwegian Krone

Expects the currency to fall in value by 1% against the euro, while concerns over the housing market overheating, levels of personal debt and oil exploration pervade. The exchange rate is expected to fall as money is transferred internationally to take advantage of rising interest rates
By Rachel Doyle | | UK | See more in News

How the landscape of payments is changing in Ireland

The people of Ireland are keeping up-to-date with many parts of the technologically developed world by following the trend of replacing cash with either card-based money transfers or mobile app payments when conducting transit, retail, or other service transactions.
By Nigel Frith | | UK | See more in News

UK app-only banks Monzo and Revolut set the stage

Based in the UK, Monzo is an online money transfers company looking to make an impact by granting other companies access to their customers rather than lending to them. This technique is revolutionary, yet is largely untested.
By Nigel Frith | | UK | See more in News

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