BTIG managing director and financials analyst Mark Palmer discusses Square’s acquisition of Australia-based fintech company Afterpay, including why the deal makes sense for the companies and his outlook for the finch space.
It took a year, but digital payments network leader Visa is back in growth mode. In fact, during its fiscal 2021 third quarter (the three months ended June 30, 2021), Visa reported across-the-board payment volume growth for the first time in the pandemic era (including cross-border payments), and was just a few million dollars away from reaching a new all-time record for total revenue (last reached back in 2019).
(Bloomberg) -- Visa Inc. is considering requiring employees to get Covid-19 vaccines ahead of asking them to return to offices in the fall.The firm has reopened most of its offices around the world, but the vast majority of staff have continued to work from home, Chief Executive Officer Al Kelly said. Ahead of a broader return, the San Francisco-based payments network has asked workers to let the company know their vaccination status, he said.“From the beginning of this pandemic, the safety of o