In Mastercard global consumer survey, nearly eight in 10 say they use contactless payments Between February and March, tap-and-go transactions in Asia Pacific grew 2.5 times faster than non-contactless transactions in the grocery and drug store categories Asia Pacific leads worldwide in contactless usage; majority of consumers believe it is the cleaner, safer way to …
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Mastercard’s unwavering commitment to making transactions more convenient, safe and seamless through tap-and-go card payments has taken on new urgency and importance as the spread of COVID-19 highlights the imperative for “contact-free” environments and experiences as much as possible.

Starting today New Zealand cardholders are able to spend up to NZ$200 using their contactless Mastercard without entering a PIN number – enabling a safer, faster way to pay AUCKLAND, NZ – April 9, 2020 – Mastercard has announced a temporary increase to the contactless payment limits in New Zealand from NZ$80 to NZ$200, as …
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Mastercard has today announced that contactless payment limits in Australia will increase from AU$100 to AU$200 for consumers with Mastercards, enabling more transactions to take place without the need to touch a PIN pad.

Mastercard today announced that it will be the leading investor for the Indonesian fintech holding company Digiasia’s Series B funding round, providing both capital and strategic assistance as Digiasia looks to strengthen its suite of financial services that expand the ways individuals and MSMEs can take part in the digital economy.