[TOKYO] Japanese telecom company KDDI Corp will pay more than 12 billion yen (S$150 million) for about a 2 per cent stake in convenience store chain Lawson as the pair tie up in smartphone payment...

[SYDNEY] Australia's central bank wants to see the country's banking industry roll out new payments platforms at a faster rate and to reduce fees on some products, particularly for the high cost...

[SAN FRANCISCO] Facebook on Tuesday said it is consolidating the system that handles payments at the social network and in its family of messaging apps.

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TAP, swipe, wave. Technology has made it so wonderfully easy to spend our invisible money.

[MUNICH] Wirecard AG raised its long-term outlook, saying it expects operating profit to climb to more than 3.8 billion euros (S$5.76 billion) in 2025 on growth in online payments and partnerships...

[PARIS] France's Isabelle de Silva may be about to become Europe's most feared antitrust regulator as Margrethe Vestager's term as European Union (EU) competition commissioner winds down.