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Credit, Charge Card Payments in Hong Kong to Exceed $100B by 2026: Report

The Hong Kong credit and charge card payments market is set “to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.9% between 2022–2026 to reach HKD 831.9 billion ($106.7 billion) in 2026, driven by a significant shift in consumer preferences towards non-cash payment methods… Read More

APAC Deal Activity Declines by 5.6% YoY During Jan to Nov 2022: Report

Deal activity (mergers & acquisitions [M&A], private equity, and venture financing deals) in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region “continues to bear the brunt of the ongoing global geopolitical issues and volatile market conditions on the back of rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in some… Read More

TSB Bank Fine by UK Regulators Highlights Need to Improve IT Infrastructure: Report

Following the news that British lender TSB Bank was fined $48.65m ($59.07m) by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority over “a botched IT platform migration that left two million customers locked out of their accounts in 2018,” Chris Dinga, Payments Analyst at… Read More

Banking as a Service (BaaS) Allows Finance Companies to Address Growing Client Requirements: Report

With embedded finance set to become a “quintessential” component of many industries, smaller businesses and individuals can now “have greater access to financial services than ever before owing to banking-as-a-service (BaaS),” according to an update from GlobalData. With the right partners and systems in place,… Read More

Digital Identity Solutions Are Increasingly Being Adopted as Governments Realize Benefits: Report

Driven by vaccination certificates, the need for identity checks in financial services, and the potential of the metaverse, governments across the world “realize the benefits and the importance of digital identity, enabling the technology to take off,” says GlobalData, a data and analytics company. GlobalData’s… Read More

Startups, Large Corporations Revisit Strategies to Balance Growth, Profitability, Report Reveals

The current business environment is getting tougher with higher interest rates, rising inflation, talent crunch, and weaker supply chains while investors “are increasingly demanding profitable growth,” according to an update from GlobalData. To hedge against these shifts, startups as well as bigger corporations are “revisiting… Read More

Startups in India Secure $19.3B in Venture Capital Funding During Jan-Oct 2022, Report Reveals

A total of 1,456 venture capital (VC) funding deals worth $19.3 billion were announced in India during January to October 2022, which is a 7.5% growth in deal volume but 29.8% decline in deal value compared to the same period last year,” finds GlobalData, a… Read More

Temasek Investments in Cloud, IoT, Other Deals Suggest “Minimal” Impact of FTX Write-off, GlobalData Claims

The bankruptcy of cryptocurrency exchange FTX has “highlighted the risk of crypto investment with a number of investors having to write off their losses” including Singapore state investment firm Temasek Holdings (Private) Ltd. The company recently announced that “it would write off $275 million invested… Read More

128 Indian Startups Raise $995M+ VC Funding in August 2022: Report

Amid the funding winter, 128 Indian startups have managed to “raise $995.1 million in August 2022, which is a 9.7% growth compared to the previous month,” reveals GlobalData, a data and analytics company. Aurojyoti Bose, Lead Analyst at GlobalData, comments: “Although the total VC funding… Read More

Card Payments in Taiwan to Increase by 6.2% in 2022: Report

The Taiwanese card payments market will “grow by 6.2% in 2022 to reach TWD3.5 trillion ($127.5 billion), as the country’s economy gradually recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic,” forecasts GlobalData, a data and analytics company. According to GlobalData’s Payment Cards Analytics, the value of card payments… Read More

UK Venture Capital Activity Hits New Low in August, Report Reveals

The UK happens to be the “top” European market and is also one of the key global markets for venture capital (VC) funding, according to an update from GlobalData. However, it has been “experiencing a subdued funding activity in the recent months with monthly VC… Read More

Card Payments in New Zealand to Increase at 5% CAGR between 2022 and 2026: Report

The New Zealand payment card market is expected to “gradually recover” from the COVID-19 pandemic to register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.0% “between 2022 and 2026 and reach NZ$98.0 billion ($67.1 billion) in 2026,” forecasts GlobalData, a data and analytics company. According… Read More

Report Says Global Investment in Insurtech Evaporated in 2021. What about 2022?

While so much of Fintech boomed during the height of the COVID health crisis due to lockdowns, social distancing, and a rise in shopping online, Insurtech is one area of Fintech that fortunes sagged, at least according to GlobalData’s numbers. According to their research, in… Read More

Card Payments in Malaysia to Increase by Over 15% in 2022: Report

The Malaysian card payments market is “set to record a robust growth of 15.2% in 2022, supported by the gradual rise in consumer spending, government’s financial inclusion measures, and increasing preference for contactless payments,” forecasts GlobalData, a data and analytics company. According to GlobalData’s Payment… Read More

Cryptocurrency Sentiments Lowest in 12 Months, GlobalData Report Reveals

  Business sentiment towards cryptocurrencies as a “theme” declined by 8% in Q2 2022 verses Q1 2022, according to the Company Filings Analytics Database by GlobalData. The data and analytics company notes that crypto’s sentiments “have been on the downtrend since Q4 2021.” As part… Read More

NFTs: OpenSea Data Breach Highlights NFT Security Vulnerabilities, Report Reveals

Following the news that non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace OpenSea had suffered a data breach, Kaleb Ells, Analyst on the Thematic Team at GlobalData, a data and analytics company, noted: “This mass data breach highlights that OpenSea is not yet providing the security fundamentals that are… Read More

Real-Time Payments “Evolution” Underway as APAC Seeks Growth Frontiers: Report

Asia-Pacific is getting ready for the next phase of its real-time payments journey as the region’s key service providers look for new growth opportunities and prepare “to enter the next stage of their real-time payments development.” This, according to the third edition of Prime Time… Read More

BNPL: Buy Now Pay Later Expected to “Disrupt” Consumer Payments in Australia, Report Reveals

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) is gaining prominence and emerging “as an alternative credit tool for consumers in Australia, with tech-savvy millennials especially using the service,” according to a report from GlobalData, a data and analytics firm. BNPL offers clients with the flexibility or option… Read More

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