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2019: a year of payments innovation and transformation

2019: a year of payments innovation and transformation

Key payments trends in Hong Kong for 2019 and their impact on the banking sector


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Payments innovation in 2019 is set to continue to transform the landscape both in Hong Kong and globally, with new entrants, increasing customer expectations for a better experience and enhanced connectivity enabling real-time and cross-border payments.

In the first of a series of articles exploring the evolving payments landscape in Hong Kong, we lay out some key payments trends for 2019 and beyond, and discuss how they might impact the banking sector. 

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