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Mastercard, Visa poised to reap spoils of India's war on black money

They will see a surge in transactions after Delhi's decision to remove high-denomination bills from circulation

The two networks have been pushing for this kind of change in India, where a McKinsey & Co study found that more than 90 per cent of transactions are still conducted in cash.

New York

INDIA's war on black money has at least two likely victors: Visa Inc and Mastercard Inc.

The world's largest payment networks will see a surge in transactions and cardholders after the Indian government's decision this month to remove high-denomination bills from...

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