Mashreq Bank and Mastercard Launch Tap On Phone for Small Businesses in UAE

  • Mashreq becomes the first bank in MENA region to introduce Tap On Phone to enable payment for small business, as part of a wider SME in a Box solution Read More →

Leveraging Digital ID for Fraud Prevention in Mobile Communications

IDEMIA, the global leader in augmented identity, shares the latest advances in digital identity and its uses in fraud prevention for mobile operators. Fraud impacts the mobile industry in a myriad Read More →

73% of Consumers in Middle East and Africa are Shopping More Online Since the Start of Pandemic, Reveals Mastercard Study

  • Data Top Ups (70%), clothing (63%), and groceries (52%) top the virtual shopping list in the region
  • 66% of consumers have embraced online banking, and on average nearly half Read More →

SWIFT Enables Instant 24/7 Cross-border Payments

  • SWIFT and Lloyds Banking Group announce world’s first go-live of gpi Instant connection in the UK, with benefits extending far beyond
  • Builds on successful global trials and sets stage Read More →

Bank ABC’s 4th MEA Fintech Forum Highlights the Trust of Financial Services Leaders in Digital as the Recovery Path for Future Banking

Held under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain and hosted by Bank ABC, the Forum brought together Financial regulators, regional baking CEOs and heads of challenger Read More →

SINNAD Offers Flexible Islamic Banking Processing in the Middle East

Less than two years after SINNAD went live with its new processing platform built on Compass Plus software, SINNAD has completed the migration of the largest Islamic bank in Bahrain Read More →

FSS to Expand Market Footprint in Saudi Arabia

Brings next generation payments technology to help financial institutions realize the country’s Payment Vision 2030

FSS (Financial Software and Systems), a global payments technology company, today announced its commitment to Read More →

9 Key Takeaways from SWIFT at Sibos 2020

From our bold new strategy to enable instant, frictionless transactions to ISO 20022 adoption, fighting fraud, new technologies and more, we break down the top 10 takeaways from SWIFT at Sibos’ Read More →

ISO 20022: The Payments Data Revolution

Building on the transparency and speed of SWIFT gpi, the next big improvement in cross-border payments will result from better quality payments data enabled by the adoption of the ISO Read More →

Launch of Next Gen ATM System Inaugurates Global Race to Reinvent ATMs

The ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) has launched the official global certification system for Next Gen ATMs, the culmination of a four-year long industry project to create a new API App Read More →

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