[OTTAWA] Shopify is stepping up its competition with Amazon.com by adding another US partner, Affirm to capitalise on the surge in online shopping during the pandemic.

[NEW YORK] PayPal Holdings said on Thursday it was pledging US$530 million to support black and minority-owned businesses in the United States and foster diversity, amid worldwide protests over...

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INDONESIAN ride-hailing firm Gojek is working with its latest investors, Facebook and PayPal, to beef up its payments and food delivery offerings.

[BENGALURU] Australian buy-now-pay-later company Afterpay Touch Group Ltd on Monday said an external auditor had found it was a "low-risk business" in terms of money laundering and terrorism...

[NEW YORK] PayPal Holdings Inc will report a US$228 million loss on investments before taxes in the third quarter, driven in large part by a bad bet on Uber Technologies Inc just before it went...

PAYPAL Holdings Inc pulled out of the Libra Association, a blow to Facebook Inc's efforts to develop a digital currency.

[SAN FRANCISCO] Pioneering digital payments firm PayPal on Friday said it is abandoning an alliance intended to oversee the Facebook-backed Libra cryptocurrency, which has come under attack by...

[SYDNEY] Australia's financial intelligence agency on Tuesday ordered the appointment of an external auditor to examine Paypal Australia's compliance with anti-money laundering and counter-...

[FRANKFURT] A German fintech firm that counts PayPal Holdings Inc among its investors wants to expand its internet platform for bank-savings products to the US.

DEMOCRATISING the movement of money may be an audacious ask, given that economies around the world - from emerging to developed - suffer from varying inefficiencies.