Apple in talks to launch Apple Pay in Canada: WSJ

By on April 17, 2015

(Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is planning to launch its electronic payments provider in Canada in November, the first international expansion of Apple Pay, the Wall Side Road Journal stated, citing people accustomed to the subject.

The iPhone maker is in talks with Canada’s six largest banks, Royal Bank of Canada (RY.TO), Toronto-Dominion Financial Institution (TD.TO), Financial Institution of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO), Bank of Montreal (BMO.TO), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM.TO) and Nationwide Financial Institution of Canada (NA.TO), the individuals told the Journal. (

The banks are open to an settlement, however are not comfortable with Apple’s charge proposals and are worried about security vulnerabilities like those that U.S. banks experienced, the Journal said, citing the people.

It was still unclear if all six Canadian banks would launch Apple Pay at the similar time, the Journal mentioned.

Apple launched the carrier, a mobile cost app that allows customers to purchase issues By Means Of conserving their iPhone6 and 6 Plus devices up to a reader, in the us in October.

(Reporting By Means Of Manya Venkatesh in Bengaluru; Editing By Means Of Savio D’Souza)

Reuters: Industry News

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