This week’s reads – Mobile gains, social payments and the rise of fintechs

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  • Mobile banking continues to growFigures from comScore highlight how mobile banking penetration in Europe continues to grow, with almost 30 per cent of French consumers now engaged with this.
  • Facebook updates Messenger payments – An update to Facebook’s Messenger will extend its payments options, allowing more businesses to accept social transactions even if they are not integrated with Stripe or Paypal.
  • Fintechs extend their reach – A study from McKinsey suggests fintech providers are extending their reach beyond focusing on front-end customer services, into more areas traditionally dominated by traditional banks.

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