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Singapore – 17 October 2019 – ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN) is delighted to welcome Mastercard as a corporate founding member to promote the broader adoption of financial technology innovations within Asia. AFIN was established in 2018 by the IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, the ASEAN Bankers Association (ABA) and the Monetary Authority …
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The nationwide initiative aims to strengthen acceptance of digital payments among merchants. New Delhi – October 16, 2019 – Mastercard, along with legendary cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, today announced the launch of a nationwide initiative to accelerate the acceptance and adoption of digital payments. Titled ‘Team Cashless India’, the initiative brings consumers and merchants to …
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Each indicator data point is converted to a score that reflects its value (+ve/-ve sentiment in the case of the first 2 indicators or +ve/-ve growth in the case of the later 2 indicators) and change (higher or lower compared to the previous period). Aggregation to the Asia Pacific regional level is by simple arithmetic …
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As Rugby World Cup 2019 kicks off, worldwide partner Mastercard is celebrating the inclusive spirit and innovation that makes rugby a uniting force for fans and players around the world.

Mastercard’s annual Asia Pacific Destinations Index reveals Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo and Seoul retain the top five spots, fueled by travelers from mainland China Japan emerges as Asia’s most visited market with five cities in the top 20 and seven of the 10 fastest growing destinations in the region International traveler arrivals in Asia-Pacific …
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Each indicator data point is converted to a score that reflects its value (+ve/-ve sentiment in the case of the first 2 indicators or +ve/-ve growth in the case of the later 2 indicators) and change (higher or lower compared to the previous period). Aggregation to the Asia Pacific regional level is by simple arithmetic …
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RBL Bank’s Mastercard credit cardholders can make contactless transactions with their Samsung Pay-compatible smartphones New Delhi – August 28, 2019 – Mastercard, RBL Bank and Samsung India today announced the launch of Samsung Pay for RBL Bank’s credit cardholders. The partnership will allow RBL Bank Mastercard credit cardholders to make contactless mobile payments using their Samsung …
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The card provides a safe and hassle-free shopping experience in eight different currencies It is accepted at more than 30 million merchant locations around the world New Delhi, August 22, 2019 – To make travel more convenient and rewarding for international tourists, Matrix Cellular and Federal Bank have launched the Matrix-Federal Forex Card powered by …
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The solution draws on the latest smart authentication standards to offer a frictionless, fast and safe online payment experience New Delhi – August 6, 2019 – Mastercard today announced the launch of Identity Check Express, a next-generation, mobile-first authentication solution that aims to redefine the e-commerce journey for millions of Indian consumers. The solution, will …
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Each indicator data point is converted to a score that reflects its value (+ve/-ve sentiment in the case of the first 2 indicators or +ve/-ve growth in the case of the later 2 indicators) and change (higher or lower compared to the previous period). Aggregation to the Asia Pacific regional level is by simple arithmetic …
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