Safdar Khan

MC Names Division President for Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei

MasterCard has ankled Safdar Khan as Division President for Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei, responsible for delivering increased value to Mastercard stakeholders by driving the implementation of the company’s digital payment technologies. The new role and division will be headquartered in Jakarta, where Mr. Khan will be based, and recognizes the growing importance of the developing…

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Mexico FinTech to Offer Financial Inclusion

Mexico FinTech to Offer Financial Inclusion

Financial Technology companies (FinTech) are becoming important players in the Mexican financial system and could support financial inclusion. As a Latin American market with significant growth opportunities for FinTech, these companies could help increase the country’s financial intermediation levels, which are among the lowest in the region. Fitch Ratings says according to Inegi’s (National Institute…

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Epik Integrates Bitcoin for Domain Name Registration

Epik has integrated Bitcoin as a supported method for payment and disbursement. Epik is known in the domain name industry as a full-service, all-inclusive registrar that is committed to protecting the interests of registrants through such practices as free whois privacy, commission-free marketplace, and free advisory services for customers navigating intellectual property inquiries. The company…

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Nok Nok Takes S3 Authentication Suite to a New Level

Nok Nok Labs has unveiled the Nok Nok S3 Authentication Suite – Premium Edition. The S3 Suite is the first unified platform enabling organizations to leverage standards-based authentication that supports existing and emerging methods of biometric authentication such as fingerprint, iris and voice. The Premium Edition of the S3 Suite provides organizations with an improved…

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Credit Card Delinquencies Remain at Historic Lows in 2Q/16

Credit Card Delinquencies Remain at Historic Lows in 2Q/16

Bank card delinquencies edged up 1 basis point to 2.48 percent of all accounts in the second quarter.  They remain significantly below their 15-year average of 3.70 percent. According to results from the American Bankers Association’s Consumer Credit Delinquency Bulletin, delinquencies in closed-end loans fell slightly in the second quarter, driven by a drop in…

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