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Use of digital payment technologies such as QR codes, cryptocurrencies in Asia-Pacific boosted by pandemic, Mastercard survey finds

The adoption of new payment technologies such as QR codes, cryptocurrencies and biometrics is on the rise in Asia-Pacific as a result of the pandemic, according to a Mastercard survey. More than 90 per cent of respondents across the region indicated that they would consider using at least one “emerging payment method” in the next year, while 84 per cent of consumers said they have access to a wider range of digital payment options than they did a year ago. “People in the Asia-Pacific region…

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