Positivity for the new year a significant jump from last year’s neutral outlook: MasterCard Consumer Confidence Index TWEET: #Singapore consumers feeling optimistic for 2015 #MasterCard #ConsumerConfidence Index http://news.mstr.cd/1Ci9WZ0 Singapore, 26 January 2015– Consumers in Singapore are feeling more buoyant about the local economic outlook compared to a year ago, despite continued uncertainty in the global economy, according …
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MasterCard study reveals optimism in SEA region, with Myanmar consumers most confident TWEET: Strong demand for travel by #SoutheastAsian globetrotters #MasterCard  http://news.mstr.cd/1y1vCCt Singapore, 26 January 2015– 80% of Southeast Asian travelers who went overseas last year, plan to holiday abroad the same or more this year, according to the MasterCard Consumer Purchasing Priorities survey. In Southeast Asia, …
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RBI-led Decisions Help India Make Considerable Progress in Achieving Universal Financial Access, Reveals ‘Cost of Cash in India’ Report Report suggests encouraging electronic payments would be the ‘natural starting point’ to achieving complete financial inclusion Despite progress made, India continues to be a cash-intensive economy; less than 10% of Indians aged 15+ have ever used …
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Myanmar, India and Indonesia top MasterCard Index; Consumer sentiment in Northeast Asian markets Taiwan, Japan and Hong Kong fall sharply  To tweet this news, copy and paste http://news.mstr.cd/14UQ41Z to your Twitter handle with the hashtag #MasterCard and #ConsumerConfidence Singapore, 15 January 2015– Consumers in Asia Pacific’s emerging markets remain optimistic despite a slight decline in …
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Announcement follows recent investments in Gujarat with the establishment of MasterCard’s Mobile Solutions Center of Excellence in Vadodara Tweet:  NEWS: #Gujarat State Govt & #MasterCard sign MOU to accelerate #electronicpayments #VibrantGujarat2015 http://mstr.cd/1DzV097 Ahmedabad, India, 12 January 2015 – The State Government of Gujarat and MasterCard have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for strategic cooperation to …
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