Visa has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Plaid, an Open Banking network that makes it easy for people to connect their financial accounts to the apps... more
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As the payments market consolidation continues, Elavon has agreed to acquire Sage Pay, a well-known and established payments gateway business in the UK and Ireland. Sage Pay is a division... more
Visa has announced it will acquire a “significant minority” stake in Nigerian payments platform Interswitch. Interswitch did not provide financial details in its statement but media reports indicate that Visa... more
Chinese payments giants Alipay and WeChat Pay have announced they plan to open up their mobile wallet platforms to international card schemes as regulators ease restrictions. The apps, which dominate... more
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Western Union has deployed full Open Banking application programming interface (API) access to its supporting front-end domestic and international payment applications through its Western Union Business Solutions unit. This new... more
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