In this issue:
UAE is fastest growing e-commerce market in MENA
The UAE is the most advanced e-commerce market in the Middle East and North Africa, MENA, region, according to a joint study by Dubai Economy and digital payment solutions leader, Visa, titled the “UAE ecommerce Landscape”.
The Future Of Banking: Virtual Banks Chase the Dream in Asia-Pacific
Virtual banking is fanning the competitive flames in Asia-Pacific banking. Newly licensed indigenous digital banks, global digital-only banks, and digitized traditional banks are all vying for their share across the region’s lucrative markets.
Rural finance providers: A new segmentation for an expanding market
In a series of blogs, ISF Advisors and the MasterCard Foundation Rural and Agricultural Finance Learning Lab (the Lab) will introduce major concepts and frameworks that will anchor our upcoming State of the Sector report for rural finance.
Global fintech investments nosedive as Chinese fundraising falls sharply
Global investments in fintech firms tumbled 29 per cent in the first half of the year as deal activity in China fell sharply amid an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing, according to a new report by the consulting firm Accenture.
Govt Finalizes E-Commerce Policy Framework for Online Stores in Pakistan
The second goal is to streamline regulatory framework for e-commerce businesses in Pakistan, to contribute achieving higher export growth through enhanced activities from e-commerce platforms, to promote small e-businesses and create employment opportunities through digital connectivity for empowering youth, especially in remote areas.
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