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Google, Walmart hit by India's move to limit some digital payments players

More than 2.07 billion UPI transactions were processed in October, according to NPCI, with Walmart's PhonePe accounting for just over 40% of those transactions

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Sankalp Phartiyal & Nupur Anand | Reuters  |  Delhi/Mumbai 

Global tech giant Google on Friday criticised India's move to cap the share of transactions some companies within the country's digital payments space can account for, saying it would hinder the nation's burgeoning digital payments economy. Google's criticism came after India's flagship payments processor the National Payments Corp of India (NPCI) on Thursday said third-party payments apps, from Jan. 1, will not be allowed to process more than 30% of the total volume of transactions on state-backed United Payments Interface (UPI) framework, which facilitates ...

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First Published: Fri, November 06 2020. 22:42 IST
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