Mastercard to bring crypto trading capabilities to banks
New Crypto SourceTM program extends Mastercard’s safe, secure and trusted services
October 18, 2022– Mastercard today introduces Crypto SourceTM, a new program to enable financial institutions to bring secure crypto trading capabilities and services to their customers.
The 2022 Mastercard New Payments Index reported that 29% of respondents globally hold cryptocurrency as an investment, with another 65% indicating a preference for crypto-related services to be provided by their current trusted financial institution.*
Distinctive notches on the Touch Card allow blind and partially sighted people to easily distinguish card
Dubai, UAE; 1 September 2022: Mastercard and Ajman Bank have strengthened their commitment to inclusion through a new initiative designed to expand access to the digital economy. The world-first Touch Card is an accessible payment card that will allow blind and partially sighted people to easily facilitate payments and distinguish between their cards.
Partnership will see new products, services and solutions delivered to gamers and consumers in Saudi Arabia and wider region
Gaming and esports consumption in Saudi Arabia expected to reach $6.8 billion by 2030
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; 22 June 2022. Mastercard and the Saudi Esports Federation (SEF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to help promote the Kingdom’s billion-dollar gaming industry. Mastercard and SEF will collaborate on a range of innovations, including Metaverse and Augmented Reality (AR) activations, Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), gamers and fans’ loyalty solutions, and a gaming virtual Mastercard card.
Mastercard study advocates financial inclusion as a driver for better access to health and education
White paper reveals that the unprecedented halt in economic activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected the most vulnerable and has accelerated the need for digitally delivered financial inclusion
55% of respondents to a Mastercard survey say they use digital mediums to make financial transactions Further findings show that digital financial services have proven effective in delivering healthcare and education, especially to the weaker, vulnerable, or excluded sections of society