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Finance & Economics

Kenyans embrace online shopping since start of pandemic: research

Data, apparel, healthcare, banking, and other FMCG (fast-moving consumer goods) have seen the highest surge of online activity

Finance & Economics

Deutsche Bank launches payments platform in Thailand

2C2P is Southeast Asia’s payments platform provider

COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccination doesn’t mean the end of the pandemic: survey

The survey sheds light on the opinions of 1,000 Americans

Finance & Economics

Klarna collaborates with Ingenico to expand payments across Europe

The expansion builds on an initial successful rollout in the Nordics, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland

Countries

Less that third of Brits contact bank customer service

Only 4% would turn to their bank first if they were struggling with bills

Finance & Economics

Wirex teamed up with crypto trading infrastructure platform

Wirex serves nearly 3.5 million people across more than 130 countries

Finance & Economics

National Bank of Bahrain to launch new digital banking platform

NBB has also tapped partner Bring Global to work alongside its development and management team to ensure the successful implementation of Backbase’s technology

Blockchain & Crypto

Elon Musk: ‘Bitcoin is less dumb than cash’

He also dropped hints about MarsCoin

Finance & Economics

Over 70% of Tanzanians spend more money online since COVID-19 start

Data top-ups, apparel, and computer equipment have seen the highest surge of online activity

Countries

African Development Bank Group bans Kenyan company over fraud

This move comes due to the company’s engagements in fraudulent activities

Society & Lifestyle

2021 forecast: retail, crypto, payments, national economies

Nina Bobro PaySpace Magazine Analyst   In such unprecedented times, efforts to predict something are harder than ever. And yet, we’ll try to make some forecasts about what 2021 will bring to finance and related technologies. Retail We believe retailers all over the world have already acknowledged the importance of omnichannel marketing strategies and digital […]

Finance & Economics

Here’s how e-commerce growth will change in Australia by 2024

The e-commerce market in Australia has been on a high growth curve over the past few years

Fintech & Ecommerce

First Abu Dhabi Bank and Mastercard announced collaboration

Together, they aim to simplify B2B payments for companies in the UAE, making them more seamless, secure, and convenient

Finance & Economics

Sentimental spending in Kenya is up 240% over past 10 years: research

Kenyans still want to splurge on their loved ones

Science & Technology

UK fintech launched QR-code based donations tool

Since ATM cash withdrawals were around 40% lower due to coronacrisis, many charities faced a critical drop in donations as fundraising activities were stopped

Finance & Economics

5 things businesses can implement to make working environment more Covid secure

Chloe Marchbank Freelance writer   Adjusting to the Covid-19 pandemic is something everyone has had to cope with. Whether you’re an adult or a child, work in an office or from home, everyone has had to alter their ways of life, and businesses have had to adapt too. We’re going to take a look at […]